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,…

It’s time to vote “NO” at Aerocare

As predicted, Aerocare management have decided to put their substandard agreement out to vote without any further negotiation or discussion. We have had 3 meetings with the company – these discussions have hardly been protracted! We recommend voting “NO” to this agreement when voting starts on 15th April 2017. This agreement has a lot wrong…