Recent JobKeeper payments made by Virgin

Recent JobKeeper payments made by Virgin Last week you will have received a new rate of JobKeeper payments but many members have reported a range of issues and significant confusion with the implementation.  It is extremely disappointing that Virgin is still finalising individual eligibility despite knowing of the changes for several weeks. At a time…

Recent JobKeeper payments made by Qantas

Recent JobKeeper payments made by Qantas Last week you should have received a JobKeeper payment which appeared to be significantly less than previous fortnightly JobKeeper amounts you may have received over recent months. The Federal Government in its decision to extend the JobKeeper payments until March next year has cut back on the amounts to…

QF-QBT EOI update

QF-QBT EOI update A meeting was held yesterday involving your Union Organisers, your ASU Delegates and senior Qantas management to discuss the outcomes of the recent EOI process and the next steps to be taken. Whilst the EOI process was open to all QF staff across the various QBT / HW operations nationally, in terms…

JobKeeper Changes & Extended Scheme

JobKeeper Changes & Extended Scheme The Federal Government has made some important changes to JobKeeper. The good news is that the JobKeeper Payment scheme has been extended until 28 March 2021 to ensure more Australians can stay in jobs and more businesses can survive the economic fallout of this pandemic. However, the bad news is…

Proposed consolidation of Contact Centre Investigation & Express Parcels Freight Solutions Teams

Proposed consolidation of Contact Centre Investigation & Express Parcels Freight Solutions Teams On Friday last week, our Union received correspondence from the business that it had plans to create one integrated Express Parcels – Freight Investigation Team at its Melbourne Airport Operations. Our Union made contact with Toll and requested to meet in order to get some…

Qantas Airports Update

Qantas Airports Update Today ASU delegates and officials met with the company reps to consult about the EOIs for redundancy results and the binding offers that have been accepted, those that have not and what the process is from here on the issues of Special Leave without Pay and temporary conversion from Full time to…

Qantas and Jetstar decide to put out to tender some Airports ground operations work

Qantas and Jetstar decide to put out to tender some Airports ground operations work On 25 August 2020, Qantas Group made the shocking announcement that it intends to consider outsourcing Australian Airport ground operations performed by Qantas Airlines, QGS and Jetstar Services staff working in ramp, baggage handling and fleet presentation at 11 Australian Airports.…