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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…
Your ASU delegates met with Virgin on 9 June 2017 and responded to Virgin’s log of claims. We told management that ASU members do not deserve a pay cut, so we reject their claims to: Increase the spread of hours from 0700 – 1800 to 0600 – 1800 (cutting millions…
Bargaining update Your ASU representatives have finally received a list of changes that Virgin wants to make to the enterprise agreement. It’s not pretty. Virgin wants to cut employees’ take home pay by making the following changes: Increase the spread of hours from 0700 – 1800 to 0600 – 1800…
Your ASU representatives met with management on Wednesday 17 May 2017 to progress negotiations for the new Virgin enterprise agreement. Management had committed to giving us the list of changes they want in the new agreement at this meeting. But yet again, when we arrived, they had no log of…
Your ASU delegates met with Virgin management on Thursday 20 April 2017 to progress negotiations for your new enterprise agreement. We finally heard from management a bit about the changes they want in the new agreement, including: More variable shift lengths (maybe 10 hours one day, 6 hours the next,…
Your ASU delegates met with Virgin Australia management in Brisbane on 20 March 2017. We provided a lot more detail about the changes ASU members want to see in this new agreement. Our discussions focussed on: Fairer use of chronologies – making sure employees know when entries are made and…
On 20 February 2017 your ASU delegates met with management and gave them a list of the changes that ASU members want to see in their new agreement. Our claims Some of the main changes we raised are: Fair pay rises to make sure your wages reflect the level of…
Your ASU representatives met with Virgin management on 30 January to kick off negotiations for the new Virgin Australia Ground Crew Agreement. We received a briefing from management on the state of the business and changes that are taking place as part of the Better Business program. Your delegates asked…
Team members at Virgin now have the opportunity to negotiate a new enterprise agreement as the current agreement expires on 30 June 2017. The new agreement will deal with your wages and all conditions like rostering, sick leave and annual leave. Take the survey! We want to know what is…
Workers Compensation is there to provide payment for workers, injured, killed or becoming ill due to a work related incident. Virgin wants to change what happens when you are injured at work. If you are injured at work, you and your doctor make a decision to make a claim under…