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At the most recent NCC meeting on 19 June with the company, the ASU was told about plans to launch “Care Crew”, a novel approach to managing mental health issues at Virgin Australia. As it was presented to us, we heard that “Care Crew” would be a volunteer peer support…
Hourly Rates effective 1 July 2019   *Re: Clause 36.2 – Overtime of your agreement. At certification Virgin Australia conceded that a part time employee who works in excess of their rostered daily hours should not be paid any less than if they were covered by the Airlines Operations Ground…
The ASU fought Virgin Australia’s decision to reduce average fortnightly hours of work for a group of parents seeking flexible working arrangements (FWAs) in the Fair Work Commission (FWC). Virgin Australia had said that they wish to be able to reduce provisions for part-time employees who are guaranteed a minimum…
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…
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