Proposed consolidation of Contact Centre Investigation & Express Parcels Freight Solutions Teams

Proposed consolidation of Contact Centre Investigation & Express Parcels Freight Solutions Teams On Friday last week, our Union received correspondence from the business that it had plans to create one integrated Express Parcels – Freight Investigation Team at its Melbourne Airport Operations. Our Union made contact with Toll and requested to meet in order to get some…

Qantas Airports Update

Qantas Airports Update Today ASU delegates and officials met with the company reps to consult about the EOIs for redundancy results and the binding offers that have been accepted, those that have not and what the process is from here on the issues of Special Leave without Pay and temporary conversion from Full time to…

Qantas and Jetstar decide to put out to tender some Airports ground operations work

Qantas and Jetstar decide to put out to tender some Airports ground operations work On 25 August 2020, Qantas Group made the shocking announcement that it intends to consider outsourcing Australian Airport ground operations performed by Qantas Airlines, QGS and Jetstar Services staff working in ramp, baggage handling and fleet presentation at 11 Australian Airports.…

Qantas EOIs Update

Qantas EOIs update Expressions of interest for redundancy, leave without pay and also redeployment have now gone out in most corporate areas – below is a table that tells you when the EOIs went out to affected employees and when the EOIs are due back. Not all areas in these business units are affected but…

EBA negotiations to proceed

EBA negotiations to proceed The ASU have advised members since April 2020 that S&G and the ASU have jointly been delaying the EBA negotiations because of the ongoing pandemic. The ASU has meet with management on a monthly basis to review the situation with a view to commence bargaining when circumstances are clearer. However, at our…

Australians are getting left behind again

Australians are getting left behind again JobKeeper 2.0 update for members As you may recall, earlier this year the ASU along with other Australian unions campaigned relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic. In early April 2020 the Federal Government passed legislation and created the…

Qantas Airports EOIs on the way

Qantas Airports EOIs on the way ASU delegates and officials met with Qantas airports management on 16th July 2020 to finalise the consultation about how the initial stage of the Expression of Interest (EOI) process will operate in airport customer service following the announcement of the Qantas Next 100 recovery plan by Alan Joyce on…