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On 23 March 2021, the ASU met with Qantas to discuss the results of the non-binding EOI process. Qantas says that it is ready to start a binding EOI process and start recruitment for the new FOC and FPO roles. Binding EOI Qantas will ask employees to make a binding…
In late 2020, APM attempted to strip entitlements from its employees, including their right to take RDOs, by asking employees approve a vote to terminate the Konekt Employment Enterprise Agreement 2018. Despite that vote being defeated, the company are again trying to undermine your entitlements. APM have scheduled a meeting…
ASU delegates and officials have met with Virgin to hear their proposal to engage casual Supplementary Labour to address staff shortages in 3 ports: BNE/MEL/ADL. Virgin are not proposing to engage casuals in SYD at this time because the current number of Team Members who are available to work at…
Recently, the Federal Government have made changes to both JobKeeper and JobSeeker. The Federal Government have confirmed they will not extend JobKeeper beyond the 28th of March 2021 leaving many workers uncertain about their future. We’ve put together the most up to date information about JobSeeker to answer some questions…
Our members told us what they want from our union – we listened and we want to share this with you. You’ll be seeing new things from us from now on. YOU make our union what it is, and together we fight and deliver for all of our members. Our…
In January, the ASU lodged a dispute in the Fair Work Commission following the company abandoning agreed rostering principles over the Christmas holiday period. Following lodgement of the dispute we continued to meet with the Company and work through the issues. Key issues The key issues to resolve included: how…
BEFORE the pandemic hit, Australian airlines carried roughly five million passengers on domestic routes each month. The Morrison government’s announcement of 800,000 discounted airline tickets as a replacement for the axed JobKeeper program is therefore being rightfully treated with scorn and anger – it represents less than two weeks of…
Today the ASU launched our campaign with members across Australia to Save Homelessness Services and demand the Federal Government – Don’t Close the Door! The Federal Government is set to cut funding to homelessness services by over $50million. This is because they are refusing to continue to cover the costs…
Following the endorsement of ASU members Fair Work Commissioner Harper-Greenwell has issued a Statement (see on reverse side of this Bulletin) confirming the resolution of the CPI as well as the Annotators’ classification dispute. The Commissioner commended both the ASU and Auscript for their collaborative approach to all matters raised…
The Australian Services Union (ASU) would like to extend our formal support for March 4 Justice. The ASU is one of Australia’s largest unions, representing approximately 135,000 members in every state and territory. The ASU has members in many industries and occupations in the public, community and service sectors. Relevantly,…