Qantas say one thing & mean another

Your National Negotiating Team (NNT) have met twice with Qantas since our last bulletin, on 28th April and 11 May 2016. At our last meeting we finally talked about the wage freeze. Qantas says their key claim is the wage freeze. In their 2nd and 3rd Qantas bulletins to staff covered by the ASU EBA which were released on 10th and…

Armaguard EBA gets the thumbs up!

Great news, your new EBA has been voted up by the majority of employees. Well done to everyone that took the time to vote.  Your EBA has been accepted by the majority of staff with approximately an 85% yes vote.  The process will now begin to have it certified in the Commission to ensure that…

Armaguard voting opens for new EBA

On Friday 6 May 2016 the formal ballot for your new EBA will open.  It is very important that you take the opportunity to vote. The ASU is recommending that you vote yes.  The new EBA delivers some significant improvements and claws back many things that were previously lost. The new EBA delivers Annual wage…

Qantas tables their claims

At our fourth EBA meeting on 14th April 2016 Qantas finally provided us with the issues they want to achieve out of this agreement negotiations. The company provided us with details of most of their claims which can be summarised as follows: 18 month wage freeze and 3% p.a. thereafter (when they say it starts and whether a lump sum…

Happy Pay Rise Jetstar!

Happy pay rise!  Your EBA pay increase is brought to you by union members. Your EBA pay rise for April 2016 has arrived and you should receive it in next week’s pay.  You will receive a further EBA pay increases in April 2017. Given it’s pay rise time, we thought it’d be a good opportunity to…