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There has been much talk about performance improvement plans lately so we thought we would update you on some important information. Unfortunately Flight Centre was unwilling to consult with the ASU over their new disciplinary procedure. The ASU Victorian Private Sector branch lodged a dispute with the Fair Work Commission.…
It appears that some team leaders and area managers are claiming that your Agreement is already operating. Technically the Agreement is not in operation and must be approved by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) before it can operate. Clause 2 of the proposed Agreement states “the Agreement commences operation 7…
The Australian Services Union has been concerned for some time about the systemic underpayment of hard working and skilled employees, having raised the issues previously with the Fair Work Ombudsman. This is more evidence that the rules are broken in Australia where workers can be so substantially underpaid in a…
Flight Centre wants to make changes to your wages and conditions through a new Flight Centre Agreement. The agreement would include things like base pay, rosters, sick leave and annual leave. It’s really exciting- and a little scary Is it time for a better base rate? What changes do you…
The 2016 federal election is about priorities. Whether $50 billion of taxpayers’ money is best used on corporate tax cuts or on health, education and infrastructure investment. In this report we demystify the issues for our members and supporters so you can be well-informed at the ballot box. The ASU…
On Wednesday 3 June 2015 your ASU representatives met with helloworld representatives to kick of negotiations for your new enterprise agreement. We presented management with the ASU log of claims – the document setting out the improvements we want to your current working conditions. In particular we told management that…
Qantas Holidays staff have voted unanimously to endorse the ASU EBA 2 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's Qantas Holidays National Negotiating Team. The external company conducting the ballot, Elections Australia Pty Ltd has declared that ASU (Qantas Holidays) EBA 2 has been approved by the majority of staff…
The Union representing office and sales workers at Flight Centre has called on shareholders at the annual AGM to vote against increases to managerial pay at the same time cuts are being made to the base pay of their employees. The Flight Centre AGM is being held today at Customs…
After participating in workplace meetings across Australia, ASU members at Qantas Holidays have overwhelmingly voted to endorse the ASU Qantas Holidays EBA 2 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's Qantas Holidays National Negotiating Team. The ASU has advised JTG management of these results and the following is the timetable…
Flight Centre employees are being asked to sign employment contracts that in the view of the ASU are unfair and unjust, in particular in relation to the changes to the remuneration system. Many flights Centre staff across Australia have been in contact with the ASU asking us for advice about…
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