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The ASU is receiving further reports about misinformation and claims from staff about the Agreement process being complete. This is not the case. When we last updated you in April, we confirmed that technically the Agreement is not in operation and is still awaiting approval by the Fair Work Commission…
The ASU, ALAEA and Individual Bargaining Representatives will meet with Emirates on Wednesday 10 July, to commence negotiations for the next Emirates Agreement. The purpose of the initial bargaining meeting is to bring the bargaining representatives together, program future meetings and for the representatives to consider working together as a…
The ASU was at the Fair Work Commission on 26 and 27 June 2019 opposing the Swissport (formerly Aerocare) application to approve the second-rate Aerocare Collective Agreement 2018. The ASU is arguing the agreement cannot be approved because it undermines important protections for shift workers. If the Agreement was approved,…
Hourly Rates effective 1 July 2019   *Re: Clause 36.2 – Overtime of your agreement. At certification Virgin Australia conceded that a part time employee who works in excess of their rostered daily hours should not be paid any less than if they were covered by the Airlines Operations Ground…
All National Office Bearer positions (5) in the ASU are up for re-election by the collegiate college of National Executive members this year as follows: National PresidentNational Vice-PresidentNational SecretaryAssistant National Secretaries (2) Nominations open on Wednesday 26 June and close at 12 noon (AEST) on Wednesday 17 July 2019. ASU…
For several years, our union has stood side by side with Rosie Batty in the fight to recognise the impact of family violence and to embed initiatives like paid domestic violence leave in workplace agreements. Rosie’s work deserves our respect. John Setka should resign if any of the allegations against…
Back in early February 2019, Qantas told staff and the world that they had failed to pay a significant number of current and former staff in accordance with the ASU’s Enterprise Agreements probably since 2013. Since February, ASU representatives have met with Qantas management on 6 occasions to try and…
Back in August 2017, Qantas announced its intention to centralise Airports Workforce Planning and Day of Operations Rostering. ASU delegates and reps have met nationally with the Qantas management team 15 times since then and countless times locally and there are still significant and outstanding issues with the roll out…
An urgent teleconference with Neami management was held on Friday, 10 May 2019 to clarify consultation meetings taking place with employee groups impacted by the transition to new NDIS funding arrangements. Neami have told the ASU that a lack of clarity from the federal Government and other funders means they…
The ASU would like to advise our members at Regional Express that your new EBA has been approved by Fair Work Commission and took effect as of Friday 3rd May 2019. There are a raft of improvements to this new EBA that staff should have an understanding of to ensure…
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