MaxNetwork EBA Update

Health Agreement – Meeting 4, bargaining continues On 23rd of July 2014, the ASU, employee representatives and MaxNetwork Management met for the fourth time to discuss a new Enterprise Agreement to cover Health Staff at MaxNetwork. At the meeting Management provided a presentation about new Management classifications and the future of the Team Leader classification.…

Rex bargaining update

On 22 July the ASU National Negotiating team met with management for a further meeting about the new Enterprise Agreement. This bulletin provides a brief overview on where each issue is up to. If you would like further information please get in contact with your local ASU delegate or organiser. Management respond to ASU claims…

Emirates EBA Negotiations Resume

The ASU/ALAEA and bargaining representatives met with Emirates management on Wednesday 23rd July and Thursday 24th July for EBA negotiations.  This was the first meeting since Emirates employees had comprehensively rejected the Emirates proposed EBA with a 74.25% NO vote. What do the ASU/ALAEA want? The ASU/ALAEA want to get an EBA agreed to and…

Virgin – Happy Pay Rise

Your EBA pay increase is brought to you by union members Your EBA pay rise for July 2014 has arrived and you should have received it in this week’s pay.  In the past 6 months alone pay increases have ranged between 8.15% and 13.6%. You will receive further EBA pay increases in July 2015 and…

Menzies puts their response

After the fourth meeting for your new EBA on Friday 11th July, your delegates have now put your claims on the table and received all of the company’s claims. What has been said about your claims? The ASU has tabled all of your claims, and we’ve presented additional detail about how we see a rostering…

Slater & Gordon – Negotiations continue

On 14 July 2014, the ASU National Negotiating Team met with management for our 5th meeting about the new Enterprise Agreement. The ASU presented the remaining claims and the parties discussed issues such as casual conversion and car parking that had been raised at previous meetings. The key discussion about the ‘job families’ proposal (discussed…

RACV MCC – stress in the workplace

I write to give you an update on our efforts to start some meaningful discussions with management around stress levels in the MCC and how these matters affect your day to day working conditions of employment. As you will recall from recent email newsletters to you from the Union we conducted a widespread survey of…

Qantas Tele Sales Update

Qantas has now decided to extend the time frame for all EOIs that are being sent out today in telephone sales to 1st August 2014. Earlier in the week the company had proposed that there would be 2 cut off dates for the EOIs – 4th July 2014 and 1st August 2014 if staff wanted…

Qantas Tele Sales Update

ASU representatives including your ASU Delegates from Brisbane, Melbourne and Hobart met with Qantas management in Sydney on 1 July to receive an update on the call centre consolidation. Qantas gave the union an update on the EOI process and other staff related matters. This update included: Advise on how many completed EOI’s had been…