Jetstar T4 Parking Update

As you are aware the ASU has demanded another meeting with senior management in relation to the parking arrangements post the move to T4, this meeting has been scheduled for this coming Thursday. You don’t need to select an option yet. Unfortunately to add confusion to the mix local management put out a communication yesterday…

Thai Airways back at the table

In recent days the ASU has been in discussions with Thai Airways about your expired enterprise agreement, and obtaining pay increases for staff. These negotiations have not concluded, and issues remain unresolved. Thai Airways has announced that it is offering staff a one-off 2% pay rise, backdated to January 2015, but no pay rise for…

Jetstar Carpark Update

On Tuesday 22 September your ASU delegates and officials met with senior representatives from the company about future car parking options for employees post the move to terminal 4. As you are no doubt aware this is a very hot topic amongst all of your workmates and we raised a multitude of concerns about the…

Are you on a fixed-term contract? Jane’s story.

An ASU member, Jane* had her employment terminated reached, with the assistance of the ASU, a settlement as part of an unfair dismissal claim where the employer had been arguing that her termination occurred because a fixed term contract has expired. The case involved the employer arguing that whilst the contract itself did not specifically identify…

Back to work from maternity or parental leave?

The ASU receives many queries and often participates in disputes around members returning to work from maternity leave who are seeking flexible working arrangements in order they can juggle work and family commitments. Under the Fair Work Act 2009 provisions exist to enable such employees to request flexible work arrangements which the employer can reject…