Around 60 ASU delegates from all states and territories met in Melbourne on 3 February 2016 to commence preparations for bargaining in Qantas Airways, QCatering and QFIT.
Almost 1000 responses for our EBA 11 survey were received and the results were considered in depth at our meeting. Delegates endorsed a recommendation for our ASU EBA 11 claim which now needs to be considered by ASU members.
Meetings are being organised in all locations to consider this draft claim before the claim is given to Qantas. Watch out for local meeting dates and times.
Our ASU EBA 11 National Negotiating Team (NNT) was elected by the delegates. The team comes from a range of areas in Qantas and NNT members work in a diverse range of jobs in different classifications. Full time, part time, and job share staff are represented on the team.
Qantas bargaining representatives notice
The Fair Work Act requires Qantas to provide all employees who are to be covered by the proposed EBA 11 with a letter outlining your rights. We expect Qantas to send out the letter within the next few weeks. Negotiators of EBAs are called “bargaining representatives”.
Members of the ASU do not have to do anything about the appointment of a bargaining representative – the ASU is automatically your bargaining representative and the ASU NNT is made up of ASU delegates and officials who will conduct the negotiations for ASU members.
If you are not an ASU member now is the time to join so you can have a say about the claim and be represented by our team. You can join on line at www.asuvic.org
It is important to attend your local meeting to consider the delegates’ recommendation about the claim. We will also provide members with a detailed understanding of the EBA survey results so watch out for details.