Toll Passenger Services EBA Update

Your ASU national negotiating team for Toll Dnata Passenger services last met with the company on 12th February 2015 after a number of delays in finalizing a meeting date. The company representatives came only with a prepared statement about the problems in the company with little ability to negotiate anything but with plenty of excuses…

Qantas Telephone Sales Update

Today your ASU representatives met with Qantas to discuss a range of issues associated with Qantas’ decision last year to close the Melbourne and Brisbane call centres. Melbourne Rostering Discussions to Continue Many staff on the multi shift-work roster have been angered about plans to reduce the spread of hours in Melbourne from 24 hours…

What is going on at Malaysia Airlines?

ASU members have raised concerns with processes unfolding across Malaysia Airlines Australia which could have a significant effect on their futures without any real explanation. The ASU met nationally with Malaysia Airlines Tuesday 13th January 2015 regarding the Talent Review Program and the accompanying questionnaire. The ASU sought answers from Malaysia Airlines, Australian management regarding:…

Jetstar Negotiations grind on

Your Jetstar National Negotiating Team (NNT) met with the company again on 10th December 2014 and we had a long in-depth discussion on their current offer to settle the EBA. There are still a lot of issues that are outstanding that need Jetstar to change their position on or clarify. Outstanding is: Proper classification of…

SMCT – Rollover not in Employees Interests

The “Challenges” At the last two meetings Management has spoken of “challenges” facing SMCT. Supposedly these include a decline in religious participation and competition from private providers, including Invocare. Employee reps and the ASU would like to reassure employees. There is no evidence that the current Labor Government has any plans to deregulate the Victorian…

Virgin Payroll Review Update

Your ASU representatives met with the company on 1 December to discuss the recent payroll review and to table the petition signed by so many Virgin staff members. The ASU strongly believes that Virgin should not deduct incorrectly credited annual leave from team members.  Incorrect leave balances have occurred due to company errors, yet Virgin…