Time to send a message to VA management

Your ASU negotiating team met with management again on 25 July 2017. We discussed a range of matters including: Making sure the workplace consultative committee works fairly Ensuring that the job selection process used by VA for promotions and progression is fair Enshrining a procedure to make sure annual leave applications are dealt with promptly…

Qantas National Airports Meeting

Your ASU representatives met with Qantas management on Monday the 17th of July for a meeting of the Airports National Rostering Committee, and to discuss work health & safety and payroll issues. Rostering Proof of Concept As well as the national meeting on Monday, the ASU has had a number of local discussions to work…

Staff reject Emirates’ offer

All the way through bargaining Emirates has taken a hard-line on all proposals put forward by employee representatives. From mid-2016, the ASU has tried to renegotiate the 2014 Agreement with Management on behalf of ASU members. In consultation with you and other bargaining reps, we put a comprehensive list of claims to Emirates. Emirates’ was…

ASU says Vote NO at Emirates!

Emirates will roll the dice and put an inferior Agreement out to vote. Your Union and bargaining representatives met with Emirates on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 to talk through Emirates’ draft replacement Agreement. The low pay offer was not discussed further, however Emirates has been put on notice about significant anomalies in their proposal. Earlier…

Virgin EBA Update

URGENT: We’ve just been informed that a TWU EBA survey has been sent to all Virgin ground services staff in error. ASU members will have received the ASU survey earlier this year, with our log of claims presented to the company all the way back in February. To clarify, you don’t need to complete this…

StarTrack EBA Bargaining to Commence!

ASU officials met with Startrack Express managers on June 2 2017 in Melbourne to discuss commencing negotiations for a new EBA. The current EBA expires for re-negotiation purposes soon. What is the first step? Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR) The Fair Work Act requires Startrack to provide all employees who are to be covered…

Virgin, why are we waiting?

Your ASU representatives met with management on Wednesday 17 May 2017 to progress negotiations for the new Virgin enterprise agreement. Management had committed to giving us the list of changes they want in the new agreement at this meeting. But yet again, when we arrived, they had no log of claims to share with us,…