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The ASU National Negotiating Team, supported by members across Australia, recommend that members vote “YES” in support of approving the Jetstar/ASU Agreement 2018. Staff covered by the proposed agreement will have received an email from Jetstar last Monday, 26th March 2018. The email contains a copy of the proposed Jetstar/ASU…
Your Australian Services Union Bargaining Representatives bargained with Aerocare management on Thursday 22nd March 2018 for the Aerocare Collective Agreement 2018, commonly referred to as CA18. What is enterprise bargaining Enterprise bargaining is negotiations for improved wages and conditions between an employer and employees. The outcome of the negotiations is…
Introduction & background The ASU has become aware that Canon intends to commence the GPS Tracking of mobile phones Pilot on the 16th March 2018 (see below email from Canon). Members will recall that Canon had flagged the commencement of this Pilot some time ago. Initially, it was going to…
ASU members are angry that management has unilaterally decided to take away DILs for people who are not rostered on Easter Sunday, even though it has been standard practice for many years. This decision was made by management, who did not even bother to consult with employees or advise the…
Fair Work Commission raises questions about new EA; Menzies withdraws EA from approval process. Menzies has decided to withdraw your enterprise agreement from the Fair Work Commission approval process. This means that the EA you voted on last year will not be ‘approved’ by the Fair Work Commission. We will…
It is indeed a happy day as after our ASU members and delegates continued advocacy over pay transparency and gender equality, the firm today has announced it will no longer enforce or continue the clause in staff contracts that requires secrecy about your pay. This is a great step forward…
The Fair Work Commission wrote to Emirates on 26 February about their application to certify a new Agreement. In their correspondence they raised 6 concerns about Emirates’ Agreement not meeting the National Employment Standards. The areas where the Commission says the Agreement might fall below standards or not make sense…
Introduction Since we reported last to members just before Christmas a number of things have occurred. Firstly, Canon did not proceed to trial the GPS tracking policy from early January 2018 as they had stated they would before Christmas. Secondly, there were 11 redundancies amongst Canon technicians in January/February 2018.…
Over the last week ASU members have had their say on the proposed new agreement, and it’s a resounding YES around the country. The online voting system opens at 6am on Wednesday 21 February 2018, and will close at 8pm on Tuesday 27 February 2018. Make sure you have your…
A fifth meeting of the bargaining committee took place by teleconference on Monday, 12th January 2018. Since negotiations commenced last December, two versions of Bupa’s proposed Agreement have been put to the bargaining committee. Once the detail of Bupa’s proposed Agreement was explained, Unions and employee representatives put forward their…