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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…
ASU members have presented a petition to MAB management calling on them to offer a fair pay increase of 4%. Earlier this month, MAB offered the following: 3 year agreement; 2 weeks paid maternity leave; $200 educational assistance allowance per training; Pay increases of 3.5% for each year of the…
Emirates completed “Performance Matters!” appraisals for your 2016 performance during January of February 2017. During Bargaining, the ASU requested a summary of the completed assessments and Emirates provided us with two tables, as follows: YOUR GRADE THE OVERALL “PERFORMANCE MATTERS” RATING ACHIEVED BY FEBRUARY 2017 TOTAL Excellent Very Good Good…
Your Redundancy package. The Bargaining Committee met with Emirates last Monday, 11 September 2017. Your Bargaining Committee have always said that the Redundancy package should include an increase to the redundancy scale. Emirates’ current offer caps Redundancy payments at forty-four weeks. In a comparison with other relevant airline carriers Qantas,…
Your ASU Bargaining Representatives met with MAB management on Wednesday, 6 September 2017. The MAB has offered the following: 3 year agreement; 2 weeks paid maternity leave; $200 educational assistance allowance per training; Pay increases of 3.5% for each year of the agreement; and No other changes to the agreement…
Following the successful ‘No!’ vote in June, the bargaining committee brought Emirates back to the table and provided your feedback on their current Proposal. When the ballot was returned on 26th June 2017, Emirates' current Proposal had been rejected by staff. Emirates agreed to come back to the table to…
A fourth meeting of the bargaining committee took place by teleconference on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 Report back from THAI Following staff voting down the Proposed Agreement twice, THAI came back to the table to hear about the outstanding issues. At a teleconference, the parties discussed the classification structure, the…
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