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The Maurice Blackburn Employees’ Agreement 2016 provides for a review of the classification structure in Appendix A of the Agreement. The review is conducted jointly by the Australian Services Union and Maurice Blackburn. We need ASU members to help with the review of classifications and participate in getting the best…
Back pay and pay increases on the way. After 4 months of waiting the Fair Work Commission has finally approved your new EBA. What next? The Union will follow up with dnata to confirm the date that the 4% of pay increases will be applied as well as the backpay…
Menzies management has given us their log of claims – read below to find out what management want to change in your enterprise agreement. ASU delegates met with management in Melbourne on Monday, 30 July. We came expecting to hear a presentation from Menzies management about the log of claims.…
Your union was at the Federal Court in Melbourne on 24 and 25 July 2018, standing up to Aerocare’s (now Swissport) attempts to cut wages and conditions in the airlines industry. What is the case about? Aerocare/Swissport has a business model based on paying its employees as little as possible.…
A strong delegation of ASU officials attended the recent ACTU Congress on 17th & 18th July. The ACTU Congress is the largest and most important gathering of Australian Unions and it sets the ACTU agenda for the following three years. Delegates debated and voted on policies regarding the workplace, rights…
On Monday 16 July 2018 the Fair Work Commission approved your new enterprise agreement. This means it will come into force on Monday 23 July 2018. Pay increase and Backpay Your pay will increase to the new 2018 rates on Sunday 29 July (which will show up in your pay…
Management says they won’t negotiate further; we need to know what you think about what we should do next. We’re asking you to have your say about Konekt management’s position by filling out our survey here. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VWG5SMH. We need to you to respond by 12PM, Monday 23 July 2018. What…
Over the last few weeks 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 on Thursday 26 July 2018, and will close at 4pm on Monday 30 July 2018. Make sure you have your say.…
The FWC released its GPS tracking Decision on the 13 July and unfortunately dismissed the ASU’s application deciding that the Canon policy DOES NOT BREACH the Canon EBA. (Decision attached) This is obviously a very disappointing result. We have all worked hard on this issue for the past 18 months…
We are saddened to hear of the recent passing of one of the first employees of Care Super and former employee of predecessor Union of the ASU, the Federated Clerks Union (FCU) (Victorian Branch). She was also daughter of long serving National Secretary of the FCU, Terry Sullivan. Anne suffered…