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Bah humbug from Aerocare

11 December 2018
Aerocare has spent most of 2018 fighting legal battle after legal battle to try to get away with paying less than the legal minimums they are required to pay when people are rostered on split shifts. The most recent court case finished up in November – this is where Aerocare…
Early this week Qantas Airways has called on its employees to volunteer to work for free over Christmas and New Year’s. In a memo to all Sydney Qantas employees, Qantas’ Chief Operating Officer Rachel Yangoyan has called on its administrative workforce to volunteer at the Sydney International Terminal. “We’re trialling…
At the National Conference Dinner on Thursday 22 November, Shanti Thompson of the Queensland Together Branch was announced as the ASU National Delegate of the Year 2018. It was awarded for her work as a delegate at The Department of Environment and Science in the Qld Public Service. This biennial…
The Australian Services Union today slammed Kelly O’Dwyer’s women’s statement as a “woefully inadequate response” to the unacceptable outcomes for women in retirement. ASU Assistant National Secretary Linda White said the Government still had no plan to raise the level of superannuation savings among women who average half the super…
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…
Members at OOL recently made a decision to take action to remain safe at work. Their ABD's were failing every 2-3 passengers, and this was causing stress and ground rage from passengers to Jetstar Members. So, members got organised, they set out with a goal of having 100% of union…
ASU delegates and officials attended the Qantas AGM in Brisbane on Friday 26th October 2018 and put the company’s imposition of conditions on this year’s bonuses front and centre as an issue for staff in the questions we put to the Chairman of the Board and CEO Alan Joyce. Thanks…
On 3 October 2018 Aerocare asked the Fair Work Commission to POSTPONE deciding whether to approve the new Aerocare Collective Agreement. The Fair Work Commission agreed. This means the hearing about the Agreement won’t happen until at least next year. What has happened so far? Employees voted to approve the…
This year we are sending ASU representatives to the Qantas AGM to ask the Board why we are not getting our bonuses. This year the Qantas Annual General meeting is being held on Friday 26th October 2018 at 11am at the Hilton Hotel Ballroom Level 5, 190 Elizabeth Street Brisbane.…
We are pleased to advise that the Fair Work Commission approved Jetstar EBA6 on 18 September 2018. What next? EBA6 will come into force 25 September 2018. The ASU has been in discussion with the Company about your salary increases, the Qantas profit-record bonus and will confirm the following details…
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