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On 18th August 2014 ASU delegates and officials met with Virgin Australia airport and contact centre management for one of our regular meetings to talk about the implementation of our Agreement and about issues that have been in progress since our last meeting – here is a summary of what…
On 29 January 2014 the Fair Work Commission approved your new EBA. This is fantastic news and testament to union member's perseverance in holding out for a better agreement. Your new EBA takes effect 7 days after Commission approval so therefore all of the new provisions and improved conditions are…
Virgin Ground Crew and GCC staff have overwhelmingly endorsed the ASU negotiated agreement – with 75% of those voting, voting in favour of the new agreement. This is a fantastic result particularly as over 77% of the staff covered by the agreement cast a vote. A big thank you must…
Across Australia over this last week we have been holding meetings and answering questions about the Virgin Australia Ground Crew agreement proposal that we have negotiated and now it is time for team members covered by the new agreement to cast a vote to accept or reject this agreement. At…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team's last meeting with the company reps was on 26th September 2013. At this meeting the company built on the work from the last meeting and tabled more details about their proposed classification structure for Guest Services and Pit Crew. The material was not complete and…
At our latest meeting on 2nd September 2013 about a new Ground Staff Agreement the company tabled a preliminary proposal about a new classification structure for Guest Services and Pit Crew. This development is a good start but their proposal is far from final with crucial information about the money…
Our third meeting about a new Ground Staff agreement post the agreement vote down in May 2013 was held on 29th July 2013. Both Virgin management and representatives of the Pit Crew union, the TWU were in attendance. Apart from the annual leave loading news, which we reported separately in…
For many months the ASU has fought hard to ensure that Virgin meets its obligations and pays shift workers the correct annual leave loading entitlements under your Agreement and we are pleased to report that the company is about to correct errors from the past 6 years for many employees.…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) met with management on 8th July 2013 for our second meeting since staff resoundingly rejected the company's proposal in May 2013. What did the company say? The company shared with us in general terms the results of their staff surveys about the issues you…
After a couple of false starts, Virgin management has finally locked in another date to resume negotiations for a new agreement for a new ground staff agreement at Virgin Australia. Our next meeting is to be held in Brisbane on 8th July and your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) are…