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The Australian Services Union today welcomed the opportunity to build a better Qantas with the appointment of Vanessa Hudson as CEO elect, saying it was the first opportunity in a decade to reset the relationship between Qantas and its workers and customers alike. ASU Assistant National Secretary Emeline Gaske said…
All elected National and Branch positions in the ASU are up for re-election this year. Officers of the Union are elected every four years and all eligible members are entitled to run for Branch offices. Branch Nominations open on Wednesday 3 May 2023 and close at 4 pm on Wednesday…
You are invited to a member’s meeting on Tuesday, 28 March, to discuss Virgin Australia’s offer. We will summarise VA’s current offer compared to your current working conditions. Your negotiating teams have made significant progress from being the airline from its initial position to the offer below. As a collective,…

Vote Yes to ASU EBA 12!

03 March 2023
Qantas has now opened the “access period” for you to view EBA 12. This is an opportunity to read and understand the proposed EBA before you vote. Your union have worked through the details of the proposed EBA, and once formal voting is open, we encourage all members to vote…
Your ASU team have been negotiating your new enterprise agreement with VA for over seven months, and VA is still not putting fair offers on the table. The Airline’s pay offer is 9% over three years (not a minimum of 13.6% as VA describes). In 2022, many VA workers may…
ASU Delegates are attending to ask questions ASU members called on Apple to get back to the bargaining table, Apple agreed, and we met with Apple NEA Bargaining Reps and its new lawyers on 7 December. ASU Bargaining Reps told Apple, following the resounding No Vote win, ASU members expect Apple…
On Wednesday, the your ASU national negotiation team met with Qantas to continue negotiations over your new enterprise agreement.   Safer rosters We have been advocating for safer rostering practices at the airline, which minimises workplace fatigue. While conceding that the current guidelines are outdated, Qantas initially proposed fatigue guidelines…
As members will know Qantas has taken the aggressive position of trying to cut 1 in 3 workers out of EBA12 by removing SP1 and SP2 from the agreement. This would see SP1s and SP2s put on individual contracts with no guaranteed pay rises, or any of the conditions contained…
On Tuesday night, ASU held an all-Apple worker zoom meeting and there was a great turnout and energy following our huge NO-vote win! It seems Apple are more shocked than we could have imagined at the resounding ‘no’ vote - and are still asking themselves why and how? This shows…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team met with Qantas to continue negotiating your next enterprise agreement. ASU has been pushing for fairer rostering arrangements that give members predictability and certainty. The negotiations are progressing slowly but we have finally been able to make some progress in getting Qantas to see that…