JobSeeker Payment

JobSeeker Payment As a result of the Federal Government’s decision to make dnata ineligible for the JobKeeper payment scheme, our Union encourages members to urgently consider and if needed make an application to access the alternative “JobSeeker Payment Scheme” via myGov website and Services Australia (previously known as Centrelink). Our Union will continue to pressure the Federal…

JobKeeper pays coming!

JobKeeper pays coming! In good news for ASU members at Menzies Aviation, the company has told us they will process JobKeeper pays on Wednesday 29 April. This will include: Back-pay for 30 March to 12 April. Leave taken during this period will not be recredited. If you earnt less than $1500 you will be topped…

Swissport threatens workers with redundancy!

Swissport threatens workers with redundancy! The ASU wrote to Swissport on 24 April 2020 demanding more information about the company’s threat to make 80% of its workforce redundant. Read our letter hear. Swissport’s shameful threats come in the same week that other ground-handlers were registering for the JobKeeper Scheme. This would pay the company $1500 each…

Virgin Group Proxies due 5pm TODAY

By now, you should have received information about the first Virgin Australia creditors meeting from Deloitte, to your work email address. We are asking that ASU members proxy to ASU representatives Emeline Gaske and Linda White at the first creditor’s meeting.   As an individual creditor you are a small creditor, but by pooling the votes…

Jobkeeper at RACV

Jobkeeper at RACV Over the weekend RACV sent emails asking employees to complete a JobKeeper nomination form. This is a win for Union members who have been stood down, as it now means employees will receive a minimum of $750 (before tax) per week. If you have not been stood down, you should still complete the…