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Workers have convened a mass virtual rally at the office of Pauline Hanson in Brisbane today, asking that more is done to protect Australia’s aviation workforce and industry. The Keep Australia Flying rally led by the Australian Services Union sought to extend JobKeeper to workers like those at Dnata and…
After wasting 3 weeks on Appendix D, Singapore Management needs to get serious about negotiating a new EBA. The ASU’s bargaining representatives met with Singapore Airlines management on Thursday, 28 May 2020. Finally! Singapore Airlines has confirmed that Appendix D is off the table! Thanks to all the ASU members…
Qantas isn’t getting the stand downs and rosters right at Qantas Freight and AAE. ASU members have told us about short-staffed shifts and late notice call-ins. Some workers are rostered every week, while others haven’t seen anything in two months. In some ports, labour hire has been used while stood…
Earlier this week you may have seen a big announcement by Qantas management about the so called “Flywell” scheme they have devised to get domestic flying back to as close as normal as soon as possible. Of course everyone wants that but it is hard not to be a bit…
Disability workers are on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our society is relying on you to make sure that people with a disability get the support they need in these troubled times. Your hard work should be recognised. The ASU has lodged an application in the Fair Work Commission…
ASU delegates and Organisers met with Jetstar ahead of their plans to communicate the continuation of flying schedules and a minimum viable network up to 3 July 2020. The ASU took the opportunity to raise ongoing concerns with the administration of JobKeeper payments over the 1st three fortnights of Stand…
There has been a lot happening at Qantas and so we want to give members an overview of a number of issues that we have been dealing with on members’ behalf, so here is a quick summary: Payroll – can it get any worse? JobKeeper has been in place for…
ASU members are furious at Menzies Aviation’s decision to steal their annual leave. Menzies says their cash flow issues means that need to force you to run down your leave balances. Nonsense! You earned that leave through your own hard work. We understand these are tough times, but this is…
After the majority of staff said ‘No’ to Appendix D Singapore airlines is asking you to vote again. We’ve asked them to listen to their staff and take this off the EBA agenda. You’ll have two choices: An amended Appendix D No Appendix D The company has told us that…