ASU lodges dispute under Helloworld/QH EA’s

The ASU has lodged disputes in the Fair Work Commission under the Helloworld and Qantas Holidays Enterprise Agreements challenging the company’s proposal that workers agree to accept a pay cut. Earlier this month, Andrew Burnes, the CEO and Managing Director of Helloworld Travel, and Alex Trifonidis, General Manager of HR at Helloworld, contacted some Helloworld…

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COVID-19 Vaccines Update

ASU representatives met with the Federal Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd, for a briefing on the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines in priority industries, including airlines and airports, on Monday, 15 February 2021. The Federal Government, with the support of the states, is responsible for rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine. They are prioritising high-risk…

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It’s simple, we need Aviation keeper

This weekend has brought back familiar challenges. Uncertainty and rapid changes caused by COVID is difficult to say the least. As Victoria has swung into a circuit breaker lockdown to get ahead of the current situation, your union has also continued in our fight to bring certainty for our members in aviation. Right now members…

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The future of aviation – are you in?

Tonight airlines members came together online to fight for AviationKeeper and to extend JobKeeper for all aviation workers. We came together as union members to launch our campaign Keep Australia Flying because no worker should be left behind by this crisis. Your union is campaigning for ongoing income support and wage subsidies for the aviation…

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Virgin EBA – Vote Yes

Voting to formally finalise our Virgin Australia and ASU Guest Services and GCC Enterprise Agreement 2020 opens tomorrow, Friday 11 December. The proposed agreement now must be voted on by employees. ASU members have fought hard together and recommend voting YES. Well done to all ASU delegates and members for coming together and working hard to retain decent,…

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16 days of activism against violence

This week we mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. We know that domestic and family violence has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many of us may feel helpless knowing that violence is happening behind closed doors, there are ways we can provide support within the workplace to help end family and domestic violence…

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