Service skills trickle overseas, along with our privacy

ASKED ”What will you be when you grow up?” Australian children would be expected to reply with any of a number of occupations: builder, doctor, pilot, teacher. It would be unusual, but far more realistic, for a child to call out customer service officer, business development consultant. The services sector employs more Australians than any…

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Qantas EBA 10

Almost 1300 responses for our EBA 10 survey were received. Delegates endorsed a recommendation for our ASU EBA 10 claim which now needs to be considered by ASU Members. Meetings are being organised in all locations to consider this draft claim before the claim is given to Qantas. Watch out for local meeting dates and…

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Malaysia Airlines – Negotiations continuing for the next EBA

Bargaining continued with Malaysia Airlines Management on Monday 25 February. The claims that Malaysia Airlines Management agreed to were confirmed and the remaining claims, including the increases to wage rates, were further discussed. The outcome of the latest round of negotiations is: ASU Claim Status of ASU Claim after 25 Feb 2013 MH Management Response…

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Virgin – We need your feedback

Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) has put together a draft wage and classification structure which we need your feedback on before we give it to Virgin management at our next bargaining meeting. Our draft proposal is available from your local ASU NNT member or ASU representative. To formulate our proposal for Virgin we have…

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ASU members endorse Qantas EBA 10 Claim

ASU members across Australia have overwhelmingly endorsed the ASU’s EBA 10 claim after attending meetings to discuss the recommendations from the ASU Qantas National delegates meeting in February 2013. The ASU claim was served formally on Qantas today. A number of ASU delegates across Qantas also provided the claim to their local management. What’s our…

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Qantas Courier – Not an EBA you can vote for

Qantas Courier has circulated a proposed EBA for employees to vote on. The ASU advises our members to vote ‘’NO’’. During bargaining the ASU team sought to negotiate the best outcome possible for employees at Qantas Courier. However the ASU believes that the terms and conditions in the proposed Qantas Courier Enterprise Agreement fall short…

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Qantas EBA 10 Negotiations Begin

The ASU Qantas EBA 10 National Negotiating Team (NNT) had our first negotiation meeting with Qantas management on 26th March in Sydney and we hit the ground running tabling 10 detailed claims and starting our discussions on our log of claims for ASU EBA 10. We gave the company representatives the following detailed clauses for…

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