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Qantas & QF Regionals

Today we have prepared a video to update Qantas Group members on the latest information about what has occurred across the Qantas Group since Alan Joyce's announcement on 27th February 2014 about the loss of 5000 jobs. You can watch the update here. In two weeks Federal Parliament will vote…
ASU Qantas Telephone Sales delegates held a marathon meeting with Qantas management in Melbourne on 29th May 2014 to discuss the decision to close the Melbourne and Brisbane Telephone Sales Centres and "consolidate" in Hobart. Your delegates were determined to leave no stone unturned in our discussions with Qantas as…
In a completely unbelievable move Qantas management have today announced to staff that they plan to close 2 of their 3 Australian based Qantas Telephone Sales centres in Brisbane and Melbourne in 6 – 9 months' time, shedding approximately 540 jobs while they will maintain 6 offshore Qantas / Jetstar…
ASU delegates and officials again met with Qantas domestic airports' management to get both an update on the restructuring plans for service and sales desk and baggage services but also to hear what decisions had been made about the management restructure. On the plans for service and sales desk and…
On Thursday 27th March ASU officials and Delegates from each of the Telephone Sales centres met with Qantas Management to receive an update on the current review of the Australian and New Zealand telephone sales centres. Overall there was not a lot of new information available on the review but…
Converging on Canberra from all parts of the country, Qantas workers and union officials last week lobbied pollies at Parliament House on behalf of everyone working at the Flying Kangaroo. The ASU's delegation was joined by the ACTU, NUW, TWU, AMWU and AWU. Our courageous members shone as they told…
The Australian Services Union will lobby Federal Parliament today, meeting with politicians and warning of the damage changes to the Qantas Sale Act will have on Qantas workers and their communities. The Union will be accompanied by Qantas workers and ASU delegates. ASU Assistant National Secretary Linda White said that…
QantasLink employees under the Sunstate, Eastern Group 1 and Eastern Group 2 Agreements will be offered the opportunity to Express an Interest (EOI) for voluntary redundancy. But ...and here's where that facts don't matter... employees who were told last week that they were in scope for receiving EOI's are not…
Today the ASU and your Delegates met with Qantas management regarding telephone sales. This was following a request by the company to brief the Union on their intention to look at all aspects of telephone sales. ASU Delegates from each telephone sales centre participated via phone. What Qantas said Qantas…
The ASU, Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and other Qantas unions held another crisis meeting with Qantas CEO Alan Joyce On Wednesday 5 March 2014 so that he could give us an honest answer on job and wage cuts and take up our offer of working together to ensure…