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ASU members are angry that management has unilaterally decided to take away DILs for people who are not rostered on Easter Sunday, even though it has been standard practice for many years. This decision was made by management, who did not even bother to consult with employees or advise the…
Over the last week ASU members have had their say on the proposed new agreement, and it’s a resounding YES around the country. The online voting system opens at 6am on Wednesday 21 February 2018, and will close at 8pm on Tuesday 27 February 2018. Make sure you have your…
Your ASU national negotiating team have been working hard to get a deal on the table from management that we could recommend to members to accept. We now have a proposal for a new enterprise agreement that we are prepared to recommend that members accept. Management advised us that they…
Your ASU representatives met with management representatives on 24 January 2018. Management advised us that they are abandoning their proposal to cut overtime for part time employees. Part time employees will continue to be eligible for overtime when they work in excess of 8 hours in a day. Union members…
Your ASU National Negotiation Team met with Virgin Australia representatives to progress discussions for your new enterprise agreement on 17 January 2018. ASU members have put pressure on management and they have dropped some of their main proposals that would have cut your take home pay, but they still want…
Your ASU representatives met with Virgin management on Friday 1 December to continue negotiations for your next EBA. In the weeks leading up to the meeting hundreds of VA workers have signed a petition to management calling on them to drop their claims to cut your take home pay. Management…
ASU members are angry that the VA CEO Mr John Borghetti has been awarded millions in bonuses at the same time the company is trying to cut our take home pay. Negotiation update We had a negotiation meeting with management on 16 October 2017. We have been able to make…
Your ASU national negotiating team met with VA management on Tuesday 15 August 2017. At that meeting VA made some proposals for changes to your enterprise agreement. We now need feedback from members about what you think of the proposals, and what we should do next. ASU delegates and organisers…
Your ASU negotiating team met with management again on 25 July 2017. We discussed a range of matters including: Making sure the workplace consultative committee works fairly Ensuring that the job selection process used by VA for promotions and progression is fair Enshrining a procedure to make sure annual leave…
Virgin Australia staff have just won Best Airline Staff in Australia/Pacific in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. This is a testament to the hard work that staff put in day in, day out, to ensure exceptional services for guests. But at the same time, Virgin Australia is trying to cut…
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