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Commission hearing for the AHSA agreement has been adjourned until 15th May 2017 in Melbourne and by videolink to Sydney The Fair Work Commission asked all party’s to make themselves available this morning to have a brief conference via phone to determine the main issues to be discussed at tomorrow’s…
Your Australian Services Union negotiating team met with representatives of Aerocare to continue enterprise bargaining on Friday 31st March 2017. The ASU, along with the TWU, responded to the draft Enterprise Agreement put out by Aerocare on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The ASU detailed, clause by clause, the many improvements…
Your national negotiating team met again with Menzies management on 29 March 2017. This meeting was productive, and provided a platform for the ASU to further reinforce its position, and outline a number of key documents in support of its bargaining claims, in order to progress negotiations for the new…
On Thursday, 23 March 2017 the ASU and TWU held a further meeting with Dnata management about the new company (AHSA) as well as your current EBA’s. This meeting was also to receive information that we requested from the company at the meeting with your delegates on 15 March 2017.…
On 15th March 2017 Aerocare management provided their first draft of the proposed new agreement for staff. You have probably seen it by now and what you will notice (apart from some very poor drafting and ambiguous clauses) is that the draft excludes casuals and permanent full time staff from…
On Wednesday 15 March 2017 ASU and TWU delegates from around the country held a meeting with dnata management about the new company they have set up and the underhanded way in which they tried to sneak the AHSA agreement and quite possibly the Aviation Ground Resources agreement through the…
As was outlined in the ASU’s previous bulletin, dnata has been caught red handed setting up a new business with a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) whilst at the same time a labour hire company “coincidentally” has set up another company with a second EBA that is virtually identical. What…
Yesterday dnata sent out an all staff memo advising you that they have started a new company called Airport Handling Services Australia (AHSA) and they are going to use that company to get airport ground handling work. But of course they haven’t told you the whole story... What dnata didn’t…
Thanks to the many people across Australia that have taken the time to fill in our survey about what things you would like to see in your new employment agreement (EBA) If you have not filled in our survey you still can at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AeroCareEBA2017 Your name and details will be…
We are pleased to advise that the four ASU / dnata passenger services agreement for Qld, NSW, SA and Victoria were approved by the Fair Work Commission on Wednesday 2 December 2015. This follows the overwhelming support for the agreements from staff who voted to approve them last month. These…