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Ground Handlers

Our campaign to win a fair new agreement is moving ahead! Your ASU bargaining team met with Menzies management in Sydney on 20 June 2018. Your team told management about the need for fairness and transparency in rostering, annual leave and days in lieu. We explained our claim for paid…
Fair Work Commission raises questions about new EA; Menzies withdraws EA from approval process. Menzies has decided to withdraw your enterprise agreement from the Fair Work Commission approval process. This means that the EA you voted on last year will not be ‘approved’ by the Fair Work Commission. We will…
As we predicted in the newsletter to members on the 8th of September 2017 – “dnata takes a slash and burn position”, dnata has now decided to go to an employee ballot with an inferior eba without agreement from the ASU. From around the 26th September you be will be…
Members would be aware that negotiations for the NSW Pax agreement began a little while ago, post the AHSA scandal. Thus far we have had 5 eba meetings, but dnata will tell you we have had 10 meetings. (More on this point below). The negotiations can be summarised at this…
The most recent EBA meeting with dnata was held on the 25 May in Sydney. The meeting was dominated by the dnata presentation on the now familiar theme of how they are “uncompetitive” compared with other ground handling companies, and, how should we conduct these negotiations in the future. dnata…
On the 18 May representatives from the ASU in Victoria, together with ASU members and delegates from dnata, gave evidence at a Senate Committee hearing into Corporate Avoidance of the Fair Work Act in Melbourne. We did this because dnata’s recent actions in seeking to avoid current wages and conditions…
This morning lawyers for Dnata wrote to the Fair Work Commission and withdrew the application for the AHSA EBA. This is a major victory not only for the entire Dnata workforce but for the entire aviation industry. This major win is testament to the strong collective rejection of the company’s…
Following today's decision by Dnata to withdraw the application for the dodgy AHSA EBA, the CEO has sent out a memo that has caused a lot of anger amongst Dnata staff. You can read the CEO's memo. It appears that Dnata are still going to utilise the new entity AHSA…
As you are no doubt aware the ASU and your delegates are commencing bargaining for your current EBA which is due to expire in the coming months. It is extremely important for us to understand what issues are important to you this time around, especially with the threat of the…
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