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The ASU is fighting Virgin Australia’s decision to reduce average fortnightly hours of work for any parent who seeks flexible working arrangements in the Fair Work Commission. Under the company’s proposal, Virgin Australia is trying to reduce the provision to work a minimum of 50 hours per fortnight in your…
Flexible Working Arrangements Since November last year, the ASU has been in contact with the Company about how to properly handle requests from staff for Flexible Working Arrangements (FWAs). When we last spoke to the Company, Virgin Australia were hoping to reduce the number of arrangements that are accommodated for…
Flexible Working Arrangements Last November, the ASU raised the issue of how to properly handle requests for Flexible Working Arrangements with your National Consultation Committee in Brisbane. Delegates told their stories about the impact of proposed company-wide changes to their existing Flexible Working Arrangements which could leave some staff out…
The NCC – 14-NovASU representatives and delegates attended the National Consultation Committee in Brisbane last Wednesday. Delegates told their stories about the impact of proposed company-wide changes to their Flexible Work Arrangements which could leave some staff out of pocket by up to $7,000 per annum. We said that the…
On Monday 16 July 2018 the Fair Work Commission approved your new enterprise agreement. This means it will come into force on Monday 23 July 2018. Pay increase and Backpay Your pay will increase to the new 2018 rates on Sunday 29 July (which will show up in your pay…
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…
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