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…

Babies, bosses and big workplace changes

Laws that benefit women in the workplace need to be strengthened so that female staff are less dependent on an employer’s whim. Not too many people will be surprised by Tony Abbott’s decision to ditch his signature policy on paid parental leave. It was an unpopular policy that seemed to disproportionately favour women who needed…

ASU Jetstar EBA 5 voted up

Jetstar staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA 5 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s Jetstar National Negotiating Team. The external company conducting the ballot, Elections Australia Pty Ltd, today declared that ASU EBA 5 has been approved by the majority of staff. 84.87% of staff who voted, voted in favour of the Agreement A big thank…

Telephone Sales Update

Following further representations to Qantas by the union, the ASU has received confirmation that Qantas will honour the 6 month exclusion period for staff who have been made redundant from Australian call centres who are seeking re-employment within the Qantas Group.  This comes after changes to Qantas group policy at the end of 2014 which…

Jetstar – ASU Members Endorse EBA 5

It’s been an endurance event, but after lengthy negotiations we finally have an agreement which ASU members have endorsed in meetings across Australia. The proposed EBA provides a number of significant improvements in some important terms and conditions of our work. As ASU members now endorse the EBA we encourage all staff to vote ‘YES’…