Jetstar Meeting – Update for members

Jetstar Meeting – Update for members Our Union met with Senior Jetstar Management yesterday via a national teleconference to discuss and go over a number of issues including the following: Rosters & Resourcing, Increase in domestic operations, Fly Well Program   Rostering & Resourcing Over the past few weeks we have had several members contact…

Fix JobKeeper

Fix JobKeeper I work for Dnata at Melbourne Airport. I work with some of the most amazingly hard-working staff, who are the backbone to a smooth handing of travellers from check-in to boarding and from disembarkation to baggage collection. Recently, over 5,500 of my colleagues were excluded from accessing JobKeeper payments because the Morrison Government altered…

Maurice Blackburn Members Meeting Next Week

Maurice Blackburn Members Meeting Next Week From our last EBA bulletin you are no doubt aware that Maurice Blackburn has now withdrawn the previous Offer (the Offer) to employees originally tabled in December 2019. Maurice Blackburn advises this is due to COVID-19 and the financial uncertainty brought with it. Maurice Blackburn have indicated there are…

Important ASU Bulletin, New Contracts

Important ASU Bulletin, New Contracts ASU members at Serco’s Services Australia contracts have been offered new fixed term contracts. Previously, the ASU has had concerns that Serco used “permanent casuals” to try and avoid employee entitlements. Serco now appears to be asking casual employees to accept Fixed Term Contracts, ending in August 2021. The ASU…

New ASU Organiser

New ASU Organiser My name is Victor Jose and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your new ASU Organiser. Like most unions do from time to time, we at the ASU have had a reshuffle of Organising rounds and I have recently taken the role from Cassie Farley. I recently met…

Singapore Airlines Bargaining Update

Singapore Airlines Bargaining Update After wasting 3 weeks on Appendix D, Singapore Management needs to get serious about negotiating a new EBA. The ASU’s bargaining representatives met with Singapore Airlines management on Thursday, 28 May 2020. Finally! Singapore Airlines has confirmed that Appendix D is off the table. Thanks to all the ASU members whose…

Important update on your entitlements

Important update on your entitlements As you are aware, your union has been in regular contact with Deloitte throughout the Virgin Group Administration process. One of the things that we have prioritised in our discussions is ensuring that all employee entitlements are accounted for as part of this process. As a result of these discussions,…