ASU Delegate Nominations at Menzies

The ASU is calling for expressions of interest for any ASU member interested in becoming an ASU delegate. Currently there are 2 ASU delegates within your workplace Brett Whitehead and Kalpana Fear and we would like to increase the delegate numbers to ensure that we can best address your workplace issues. We have decided to…

ASU AAE Agreement voted up

AaE staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s AaE National Negotiating Team. In a significant turnout of eligible staff (75% of voters) 98% of these staff voted in favour of the Agreement. A big thank you must go to our hard working ASU National Negotiating Team…

ASU Wins Nil48 Dispute

Complete capitulation by Jetstar. On Thursday 2 July the ASU took Jetstar to the Fair Work Commission in relation to the Nil48 dispute. Jetstar were failing to apply the EBA correctly in relation to the double time payment that is applicable for all hours worked on a shift that has changed by 30 minutes or…

Annual leave at Virgin

Virgin has recently informed staff that they must take annual leave balances in excess of one year.  While the company can direct team members to take annual leave, this request must be reasonable. Under Virgin policy and the EBA, accrued leave should be taken within 12 months of it being accrued.  The EBA also provides…