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Since Virgin publicly announced significant job losses on 5 August your ASU representatives have been involved in extensive negotiations where we have tried to make the restructure process as fair and transparent as possible for Guest Services employees. We are holding a meeting for ASU members to go through your…
The Australian Services Union today said its members were devastated at the decision to cut thousands of jobs at Virgin and its sister airline Tigerair. The union’s Assistant National Secretary Linda White said it had worked with the ACTU and other unions for months to reduce the number of job…
Rostering discussions will be an ongoing and evolving process. We will be talking with ASU members every step of the way. We’re meeting with Customer Services management The ASU have opened discussions with Virgin Australia about longer term solutions to rostering. Many ASU members have raised concerns about the time…
We know that the last couple of months have been incredibly stressful for you, but a successful bidder for Virgin - Bain Capital has now been announced and we are in the final stages of administration. This stage is the most critical – it’s where the administrator and the bidder…
The Australian Services Union has urged the Federal Government to meet with Virgin Australia’s successful bidder Bain Capital and unions representing aviation workers as soon as possible to secure a plan for the airline’s survival. Australian Services Union Assistant National Secretary Linda White today welcomed the news that Bain would…
Please note, confidential information provided during the meeting of the Committee is not present in this update. What is the Creditors Committee of Inspection? The Creditors Committee of Inspection is an advisory group made up of all the representatives of those who Virgin owes money. Each union representing Virgin workers…
What has already happened Step 1: Appoint Administrator The Board and Management Team of Virgin Australia appointed Deloitte as administrator of Virgin Australia and related entities on 20th April 2020. Step 2: First meeting of creditors The first creditors meeting has been held, and at this meeting the appointment of…
Member Update By now, you should have received information about the first Virgin Australia creditors meeting from Deloitte, to your work email address. There are some important next steps in this process: Step 1: Proxy Forms We are asking that ASU members proxy to an ASU representative, Emeline Gaske, at…
The Australian Services Union today called on the Federal Government to urgently intervene to save 16,000 Virgin Airlines jobs as the company went into voluntary administration today. Assistant National Secretary Linda White said it was not too late to save Virgin Airlines, but this was the Prime Minister’s last opportunity.…
You will have heard this morning that Virgin Australia has gone into voluntary administration. We know that you may be concerned about this announcement, but we want to assure you that your union is together with you throughout this process. It’s important to know that: You still have a job.…