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Qantas has announced a major restructure of its airport operations. So far we know that this affects sales, ticketing and baggage desks at all Australian Airports, and the MOCO function at Sydney Airport. We know that Qantas intends to make the following changes: abolishing the service desk (including for premium…
We’re calling on Jetstar to adopt a set of measures to fix front of house (FOH) rostering and make it fair! SIGN & SHARE PETITION: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JetstarPetition ASU delegates and organisers have been meeting with Jetstar on a monthly basis to work through issues members face with Stand Down and rostering. At…
We understand that Qantas has altered employee records to delete 20th days accrued since March for employees on stand down. . We understand that the company has explained this to staff as a simple correction of an error in the IT payroll system. This is simply unacceptable. Qantas is obliged…
The Australian Services Union is outraged by the treatment of passengers, including Australian citizens prior to boarding a flight from Doha to Sydney. Thirteen Australian women were strip searched and subjected to invasive physical examinations without their consent. ASU Assistant National Secretary Emeline Gaske said the treatment of women passengers…
On Monday afternoon the ASU, along with other VA unions, met with Bain and Jayne Hrdlicka following last week’s shocking exit of Paul Scurrah as CEO (following months of promises to the contrary), and rumours about the airline moving to a low cost model. We demanded they come clean on…
The Australian Services Union has called on Bain Capital to confirm it is not seeking to turn Virgin Airlines into a low-cost carrier and to honour its promises to Virgin workers after long standing CEO Paul Scurrah was moved aside today. Australian Services Union Assistant National Secretary Emeline Gaske said…
The ASU is incredibly concerned with today’s media reports that Bain are abandoning their commitment to keep Virgin a full service airline, supporting a workforce of 6,000. We have today sought an urgent briefing from Bain seeking clarification on the commitments Bain gave to the workforce and to the public…
Your ASU wrote to Flight Centre (FCTG) about placing untenable conditions on your entitlement to a redundancy.A copy of our letter to Victoria Harris is attached to this Bulletin. ASU may dispute Flight Centre’s approach Flight Centre have not responded to our letter (copy attached). Instead, the Company wrote to…
Your ASU arranged a meeting with company HR representative Victoria Harris. We wanted to give the group every opportunity to explain their worrying change process to a new store structure. Victoria Harris has confirmed the following details about their Expression Of Interest (EOI) process to fill the following estimates of…
ASU members have Saved Equal Pay! On Tuesday night the Federal Government announced that they would lift base funding in Department of Social Services Grants to cover the costs for Equal Pay wages won by ASU members in 2012.  From 1 July 2021, the Federal Government has committed to more…