ASU to fight Salmat jobs

The Australian Services Union has today called on Transurban to stand by Australian workers as its call centre supplier, Salmat announced it will axe around 50 jobs from its call centre in Melbourne and offshoring jobs to Manila. ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, said that the move by Salmat was simply unconscionable…

Annual leave at Virgin

Virgin has recently informed staff that they must take annual leave balances in excess of one year.  While the company can direct team members to take annual leave, this request must be reasonable. Under Virgin policy and the EBA, accrued leave should be taken within 12 months of it being accrued.  The EBA also provides…

Startrack staff give EBA thumbs up

Startrack staff have voted comprehensively to endorse the Startrack Customer Service Centre and Clerical Enterprise Agreement negotiated by ASU. Over 70% of staff who were eligible to vote about the agreement cast a vote and of those 98% voted in favour of the ASU recommended deal. This is an outstanding result and congratulations must go…