Message from the Branch Secretary

As you know, I recently took leave from my position as Branch Secretary of the ASU Private Sector Branch to stand for ALP preselection in the Western Metropolitan Region. I was successful and will run for Parliament at the next state election in November 2018. I’d like to thank all of you for your well-wishes…

Qantas / AaE Freight Integration

Our Union met with Qantas Management on November 8th to discuss several issues relating to ongoing Rostering problems, employee fatigue concerns and the Domestic / International cross training issues that members have raised in recent weeks not only with the ASU Delegates but with local Management also. Management agreed that the rostering was an ongoing…

No Deal Emirates

Emirates staff are standing together and voting NO to Emirates proposed Agreement.  Emirates staff have been negotiating their pay and conditions with management for over a year, but the company is yet to make a reasonable offer.  Emirates staff just want the company to respect and value their loyalty and experience with the company. The…

No Deal Emirates

Emirates staff are standing together and voting NO to Emirates proposed Agreement.  Emirates staff have been negotiating their pay and conditions with management for over a year, but the company is yet to make a reasonable offer.  Emirates staff just want the company to respect and value their loyalty and experience with the company. The…

BREAKING: Fair Work Commission Rejects Aerocare Agreement as it does not meet legal minimum standards

On 31 August the Fair work commission rejected the substandard Aerocare agreement that was opposed by the Australian Services Union and the TWU. This is a significant decision and has wide implications across the airline industry, including in the highly competitive ground handling market. As ASU members know, the Aerocare model of split shifts at…