Your Questions need Answers from Dnata

As was outlined in the ASU’s previous bulletin dnata has been caught red handed setting up a new business with a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) whilst at the same time a labour hire company “coincidentally” has set up another company with a second EBA that is virtually identical. What has encouraged employers to be…

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You should expect to work in a safe environment!

You should expect to work in a safe environment! As you know the ASU has been campaigning for safer Call Centres and for Serco to take more pro-active measures to minimise the risk of Coronavirus. Union members have been active in communicating with the Union and their co-workers about their concerns, and making sure Serco…

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You can be proud today

Today, for the first time, Labor announced that if elected to Government, it would implement a range of reforms proposed by the ASU to bring back fairness to the superannuation system. As you know the ASU commissioned a report last year into superannuation outcomes for women in the workforce which was only possible because of…

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Women deserve super too!

New report reveals retirement is not so super for women. Following two major ASU surveys about retirement security, what we learned demanded further study and the search for solutions. Today we are proud to launch the report: “Not So Super, For Women: Superannuation and Women’s Retirement Outcomes”, in collaboration with progressive think tank Per Capita.…

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Will Emirates Group support Australian employees?

Our hard working Dnata Delegates have come across some correspondence that has been circulated to all Emirates / Dnata Staff from the Emirates Group CEO which suggests that “a majority of Emirates Group employees” will continue to be paid during the foreseeable future (see attached). As Dnata is part of the Emirates group, the ASU…

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What is going on at Malaysia Airlines?

ASU members have raised concerns with processes unfolding across Malaysia Airlines Australia which could have a significant effect on their futures without any real explanation. The ASU met nationally with Malaysia Airlines Tuesday 13th January 2015 regarding the Talent Review Program and the accompanying questionnaire. The ASU sought answers from Malaysia Airlines, Australian management regarding:…

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Vote No and send Dnata a clear message

As you would all be aware by now Dnata representatives have decided to attempt to bypass the union by putting the EBA out for a vote of employees without reaching agreement with the Unions.  Effectively this is saying to you that they no longer have an interest in negotiating with you or listening to anything…

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Virgin: All take and no give

Yesterday your ASU reps and WPCC (Workplace Consultative Committee) members met with management to discuss the feedback provided on the ‘roster optimisation project’. It is clear that the majority of staff have rejected the company’s 5/2 proposal, especially given the extreme variability of wages should it have been implemented. Incredibly, however, the company have had…

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Virgin, why are we waiting?

Your ASU representatives met with management on Wednesday 17 May 2017 to progress negotiations for the new Virgin enterprise agreement. Management had committed to giving us the list of changes they want in the new agreement at this meeting. But yet again, when we arrived, they had no log of claims to share with us,…

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