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,…

Virgin administration process next steps

Virgin administration process next steps What has already happened Step 1: Appoint Administrator The Board and Management Team of Virgin Australia appointed Deloitte as administrator of Virgin Australia and related entities on 20th April 2020. Step 2: First meeting of creditors The first creditors meeting has been held, and at this meeting the appointment of…