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BoysTown employees have spoken and overwhelmingly voted in favour of the new Agreement. We are pleased to announce that the proposed new BoysTown Agreement negotiated between the ASU, employee representatives and BoysTown management has resoundingly been given your tick of approval.   Download the full bulletin below    Boystown Bulletin…
Our ASU Jetstar EBA 5 campaign will soon begin and we need a campaign theme and slogan that reflects what our members think is important. Do you have an idea for our slogan/theme that can be used on our bulletins, on badges, stickers and everything that is campaign related? Why…
Late on Saturday night (4th May, 2013), Virgin finally advised staff that, as we expected, the Virgin Ground Crew Agreement 2013 has been rejected by a majority of staff.  Congratulations to all ASU members and representatives who worked hard to ensure there was a "NO" vote and that we did…
This edition contains the following items: COAG Regional Australia Standing Council; Youth to Youth PSI AP Bulletin; What is trackSAFE; ALP National Platform - Quality Childcare - Includes Local Governments role; Sport, Fitness and Recreation Transition Workshop Registration; Anti-electricity privatisation campaign for NSW; plus more.    Download the Public Services…
Your negotiating team will next meet with Malaysia Airlines management on Thursday 2 May 2013 for further negotiations on the wage increases for the next Agreement. Also on the agenda will be the bargaining team's response to the consolidation of the current Agreement with the Overseas Airlines Award into a…
A new national memorial to Australians who have died at or because of work will be a lasting reminder of the ongoing battle to make our workplaces safer, say unions. The $3 million National Workers' Memorial on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra is a long-overdue formal recognition…
JTG staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's JTG National Negotiating Team. The external company conducting the ballot, Elections Australia Pty Ltd has declared that the JTG Services Pty Ltd Agreement 2013 has been approved by the majority of staff who…

How to vote NO at Virgin

26 April 2013
Voting for the Virgin Ground Crew Agreement 2013 starts at 0001 on Tuesday 30th April 2013 and closes at 2359 on Friday 3 May 2013. To make your opinion count it is important to vote. Have you got the email? By 26th April you should have received an introductory email…
The third Qantas EBA 10 meeting took place on 23rd April 2013 and for the first time we received an indication of what Qantas wants from EBA 10 and we also received preliminary responses to some of our claims. More casuals and temps front & centre Qantas main claims are…
ACTU president Ged Kearney said parents and especially women should be extremely wary of the Coalition's trumped up paid parental scheme policies, "This policy would dismantle well-functioning agreements between business and employees and create a one-strike-and-fold opportunity for the Coalition to dismantle the scheme should they come to power," Ms…