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Bargaining representatives met with Emirates on Wednesday, 9 October 2019. In previous meetings, Emirates have given some indication that a number of claims would be acceptable but we are still apart on a number of issues for bargaining – in particular where we will land on remuneration. You can review…
The has ASU met with Emirates about cuts following the Company’s announcement it would close the doors to their Melbourne Call Centre will close its doors. In response to the announcement on 3 September 2019, the ASU sought an urgent meeting to understand what Emirates would do to prevent any…
On Thursday, 16th August 2019, the union representatives for the ASU ALAEA and staff bargaining representatives met in Melbourne to continue bargaining discussions for the next Emirates Enterprise Agreement. Your Union and bargaining representatives met with Emirates on Thursday, 16 August 2019 to hear Emirates’ present an initial response to…
On 3rd September 2019, Barry Brown – Emirates’ Divisional Vice President for Australasia – notified all Australia and New Zealand staff of their decision to close Melbourne Call Centre operations. Following the announcement, Emirates commenced meetings with call centre staff who work at the Emirates’ Town Office to inform them that Emirates…
On Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th July 2019, the union representatives for the ASU and ALAEA and Emirates bargaining representatives met to discuss your claims for the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2020. We discussed each other’s claims and agreed to work together to make one set of common claims. Our claims…
The ASU, ALAEA and Individual Bargaining Representatives will meet with Emirates on Wednesday 10 July, to commence negotiations for the next Emirates Agreement. The purpose of the initial bargaining meeting is to bring the bargaining representatives together, program future meetings and for the representatives to consider working together as a…
The ASU has taken steps to withdraw objections made on behalf of members to approval of the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2017. The Fair Work Commission proposed 2 May 2018, to Hear the Unions’ dispute. This date is more than 6 months after Emirates’ October 2017 application. Giving consideration to the…
Malaysia Airlines Enterprise Agreement Update Your union has secured final agreement for a new Malaysia Airlines Berhad enterprise agreement. MAB Employees will be asked to vote to approve the enterprise agreement in the coming weeks. What does the new agreement mean for me? No reduction in conditions  A 3.5% pay…
The Fair Work Commission wrote to Emirates on 26 February about their application to certify a new Agreement. In their correspondence they raised 6 concerns about Emirates’ Agreement not meeting the National Employment Standards. The areas where the Commission says the Agreement might fall below standards or not make sense…
The ASU have notified the Fair Work Commission that we believe the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2017, cannot be approved. Many members have raised their concerns with the ASU about the recent voting outcome in light of changes to Emirates’ Trans-Tasman operations. We’ve taken care to scrutinise the whole voting process…
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