JobKeeper pays coming!

JobKeeper pays coming! In good news for ASU members at Menzies Aviation, the company has told us they will process JobKeeper pays on Wednesday 29 April. This will include: Back-pay for 30 March to 12 April. Leave taken during this period will not be recredited. If you earnt less than $1500 you will be topped…

Swissport threatens workers with redundancy!

Swissport threatens workers with redundancy! The ASU wrote to Swissport on 24 April 2020 demanding more information about the company’s threat to make 80% of its workforce redundant. Read our letter hear. Swissport’s shameful threats come in the same week that other ground-handlers were registering for the JobKeeper Scheme. This would pay the company $1500 each…

Virgin Group Proxies due 5pm TODAY

By now, you should have received information about the first Virgin Australia creditors meeting from Deloitte, to your work email address. We are asking that ASU members proxy to ASU representatives Emeline Gaske and Linda White at the first creditor’s meeting.   As an individual creditor you are a small creditor, but by pooling the votes…

Jobkeeper at RACV

Jobkeeper at RACV Over the weekend RACV sent emails asking employees to complete a JobKeeper nomination form. This is a win for Union members who have been stood down, as it now means employees will receive a minimum of $750 (before tax) per week. If you have not been stood down, you should still complete the…

Taking a stand at Serco TCS

For the past two months the ASU and CPSU have been actively negotiating with SERCO for a fair new enterprise agreement. As you all know, the Unions had to drag SERCO to the negotiating table after they restructured operations, delayed bargaining and changed the job descriptions of many employees leading to job losses and pay…

ASU Virgin Group Update

By now, you should have received information about the first Virgin Australia creditors meeting from Deloitte, to your work email address. There are some important next steps in this process: Step 1: Proxy Forms We are asking that ASU members proxy to an ASU representative, Emeline Gaske, at the first creditor’s meeting. As individuals you…

URGENT Union Update – Virgin Group

Tonight Deloitte has sent you a proxy from and your ELT has stated campaigning to seek staff proxy to them for these discussions. Do not submit your proxy until you get some information from us Don’t believe speculation, your union is not seeking to remove any administrator, members will make any final decision, when you have…

Save Virgin Australia

We are calling on the government to urgently commit to financial assistance for Virgin Australia and to save aviation in Australia. This week, Virgin Australia halted trading and there is ongoing speculation about a federal government bail-out. We know that the airline has been struggling for some time, so this is serious. The government must…