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Vale Keith Meynell

25 October 2022
A message from the ASU Taxation Officers’ Branch We are sad to advise that our past President, past Treasurer and friend, Keith Meynell died on Monday morning, 17 October 2022 at Austin Palliative care, surrounded by his daughters, Rebecca and Lizzie. Keith was a good friend, a great unionist and…
Members will no doubt recall that we have been pushing for a return to the master & seasonal rosters since 2020. Qantas has previously said that the only reason they weren’t returning to a master roster was due to ongoing covid related schedule changes. In Tuesday’s bargaining meeting they say…
Your Union, the ASU, have written to Qantas raising concerns about the airline’s conduct during enterprise agreement negotiations. We have requested items that relate to Qantas’ proposal to remove the Senior Professional Group from the coverage of the next enterprise agreement. During the bargaining process, Qantas must disclose relevant information…
In an aggressive step, Qantas has unilaterally reissued a new Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR) to its ASU 1- 9 and QFIT workforce. In doing so, the Airline has flagged "two streams" of bargaining and  is attempting to exclude workers from enterprise agreement protections. It has created chaos and confusion…
The ASU is calling on Qantas to come to the bargaining table and negotiate EBA 12 with the ASU. Negotiations for the new enterprise agreement were to commence in 2020. Due to COVID-19, Qantas and the ASU agreed to delay bargaining and focus on the impact of the pandemic. But…
National Industrial Officer - Sydney / Melbourne The Australian Services Union (ASU) is seeking a full time National Industrial Officer to work in the Union's National Office. The role may be located at the ASU National Offices in Sydney or Melbourne. The ASU is a large and growing trade union,…
Valuing our work Fair increases to pay and allowances in each year of the enterprise agreement. 6.5% Pay increase in 2022, future pay increases to maintain 2022 percentage above SCHDS Award, back pay to 1 July 2021. Increase all allowances. Better incremental progression to value our growing experience. New salary…
NEAMI Management is proposing big changes your NEAMI Enterprise Agreement. Read this bulletin to make sure you know exactly what management is asking for in this round of enterprise agreement negotiations. These are the biggest changes management wants to make to your Agreement: Overnight travel expenses by re-imbursement. Reducing pay…
The Qantas Group has announced a $5,000 payment to EBA covered employees. The ASU only became aware of the payment following news reports, and the reality is not as good as it seems. It has strings attached! The payment will be made to employees once a new enterprise agreement covering…
The Qantas Group has announced a $5,000 payment to EBA covered employees. The ASU only became aware of the payment following news reports, and the reality is not as good as it seems. In typical Qantas fashion, it has strings attached! The payment will be made to employees once a…