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The ASU contacted Jetstar for an update on the impact of the Brisbane lock down this week and can confirm that the airline will continue the same approach to short notice stand downs that members will be familiar with. Key Points The key points are, as follows: Cancelled flights will…
In January, the ASU lodged a dispute in the Fair Work Commission following the company abandoning agreed rostering principles over the Christmas holiday period. Following lodgement of the dispute we continued to meet with the Company and work through the issues. Key issues The key issues to resolve included: how…
The ASU has lodged a Stand Down dispute with Jetstar in the Fair Work Commission because the airline continues to make last minute changes to rosters, as well as recall staff to work at short notice – sometimes to work single shifts. Jetstar has also reneged on commitments made to…
Jetstar waited until Christmas Eve to notify staff about new periods of Stand Down. As soon as we became aware of border closures taking effect in December, ASU officials urgently sought information from Jetstar about the impact to members. Jetstar made numerous excuses for delaying their advice and did not…
The ASU have been saying to Jetstar that they needed to think about to resourcing a likely boost to available work from December 2020 and now they are scrambling to find the staff. The ASU has been meeting regularly with Jetstar to hear about improving flight schedules, returning to work…
We’ve called 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 met with Jetstar on Friday 6 and Tuesday, 10 November to hear their response to measures. At the last meeting on…
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 have all been shocked by the Jetstar decision to outsource the work of Jetstar services staff working on the ramp in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Adelaide and Avalon. Around 350 staff will lose their jobs as a result of this decision which came without warning. Unfortunately it seems Jetstar…
A week ago Jetstar agreed to start honouring the shift swap conditions in your EBA. Many ASU members reported that the ability to arrange like-for-like swaps in Webroster was no longer available. We believe that Work Force Planning directed ADM's to communicate to staff that swaps were not going to…
On Sunday evening – 12 July 2020 – Jetstar notified the ASU that a CSO in Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19 and is now isolating at home. Jetstar management subsequently notified the ASU that an asymptomatic employee took advantage of the pop-up testing available at Terminal 4 - Melbourne Airport,…
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