ASU members left in the dark by THAI

The ASU recently received correspondence from Thai Airways International (‘known as THAI’) stating that they don’t intend to apply for the JobKeeper scheme and that they believe they’re ineligible for the program. We reviewed the tax status of a number of overseas airlines, including THAI, to assess their eligibility under the government’s Coronavirus Economic Response…

Virgin administration process next steps

Virgin administration process next steps What has already happened Step 1: Appoint Administrator The Board and Management Team of Virgin Australia appointed Deloitte as administrator of Virgin Australia and related entities on 20th April 2020. Step 2: First meeting of creditors The first creditors meeting has been held, and at this meeting the appointment of…

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…