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…

ASU update for QBT members

ASU update for QBT members Our union Organisers and Delegates from QBT met with Qantas management yesterday in order to commence the consultation process leading up to the gradual reduction of Qantas staff at QBT between now and March 2021. As you are aware, Qantas has decided that it will not renew the current LRA…

ASU met with Jetstar about restructuring

ASU met with Jetstar about restructuring Following announcements made by Alan Joyce to the media about restructuring the group airlines, ASU delegates and organisers met with Jetstar management on 1 July 2020 to get an initial briefing about the impacts to management teams at airports, as well as JOCC and Operational Corporate Support and Commercial…