Minimum Award rates increase

Each year the Fair Work Commission reviews all the pay rates and allowance payments under all of the Awards and makes the adjustments as it deems necessary or fair. For 2015 all Award wages have been adjusted by 2.5% as well as the national minimum wage which is now $17.29 an hour. This is effective…

TABCORP: Is this the end of an era?

Recent negotiations between Tabcorp & the ASU on September 2 revealed, if not the full detail, at least the general intention & direction of Tabcorp for the new enterprise agreement. Points that previously hadn’t been dealt with in negotiations that were discussed in the Sept 2 meeting include; Sessional rates of pay; breaks and; redundancies…

Malaysia Airlines Update

Following the recent hearing at the Fair Work Commission, the ASU has received the attached letter from Malaysia Airlines regarding the transfer of business to Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB). The Malaysia Airlines representatives confirmed that MAS employees will transfer employment to MAB from the 1st of September 2015, and that existing employee conditions and entitlements will…