Unions meet with Dnata

On Wednesday 15 March 2017 ASU and TWU delegates from around the country held a meeting with Dnata management about the new company they have set up and the underhanded way in which they tried to sneak through the AHSA agreement and quite possibly the Aviation Ground Resources agreement through the Fair Work Commission. You…

Dnata caught red handed!

Yesterday dnata sent out an all staff memo advising you that they have started a new company called Airport Handling Services Australia (AHSA) and they are going to use that company to get airport ground handling work. But of course they haven’t told you the whole story… What dnata didn’t tell you They only told…

Menzies EBA Meetings

The ASU will be holding members meetings this week to endorse the ASU Menzies EBA 2017 log of claims.  Your ASU representatives will be available in the lunchroom between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday the 25th and Friday the 27th of January.  We encourage all members to drop in during their breaks. A copy of…

Emirates Staff have too much to lose

The ASU and bargaining representatives met with Emirates again this week. To date there has been 5 meetings since mid-September 2016. The bargaining team, made up of Unions and bargaining representatives are extremely unhappy with Emirates delays in responding to our key claims and have stated this. Additionally Emirates are still pushing forward with their…

Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2016 – Meeting

The ASU, ALAEA and Individual Bargaining Representatives met as a Bargaining Committee with Emirates on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October, to continue negotiations for the next Emirates Agreement. Emirates Claims At the meeting Emirates management presented their claims to the Committee and provided some additional information to all representatives present. The ASU reps outlined…

SERCO Traffic Camera Services

SERCO Traffic Camera Services Proposed Log of Claims The flexibility term should be limited to allowances only Greater restriction on the use of specified term employment, including conversion to Overtime to be payable for work in excess of 38 hours in any week Casual loading of 25% Improve redundancy entitlements to beyond NES Remove Clauses 13f)…

Qantas ground staff EBA ground-breaking

Qantas ground staff EBA ground-breaking The new Qantas ground staff EBA has been hailed as ground-breaking by the union leadership following a 93% vote in favour of the EBA by members. As well as pay increases, the EBA contains domestic and family violence leave and family friendly provisions which help address retirement income inequality.  The…