ASU Virgin Group Update

By now, you should have received information about the first Virgin Australia creditors meeting from Deloitte, to your work email address. There are some important next steps in this process: Step 1: Proxy Forms We are asking that ASU members proxy to an ASU representative, Emeline Gaske, at the first creditor’s meeting. As individuals you…

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Federal Government JobKeeper payment

Updated 9 April 2020 For the last three weeks the ASU along with other Australian unions have been campaigning relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic. The Federal Parliament has now passed legislation and created the JobKeeper wage stimulus package. This package is not perfect,…

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JobKeeper – It Pays to be union!

It pays to be in the union! For the last three weeks the ASU along with other Australian unions have been campaigning relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic. Three weeks ago Prime Minister Morrison refused to even consider a wage subsidy. But our hard…

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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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Menzies Aviation Members Update

It is now clear that the COVID-19 outbreak will have a significant impact on the business, as well as the health and well-being of our community. Menzies have just informed us that as of Monday 23 March they will be moving to a stand down.  These are unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly.…

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Virgin Australia Members Update

It is now clear that the COVID-19 outbreak will have a significant impact on the business, as well as the health and well-being of our community. Download the PDF here These are unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly.  Unfortunately, this is not business as usual. But we want to make sure that you…

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Civica Update

Following all the Union members meetings held on Thursday at Civica your Union delegates and Organiser David Leydon met with Civica management to discuss a range of workplace issues around the Covid-19 crisis. Download and read bulletin here

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Aviation Unions Letter to the PM

Dear Prime Minister, Download or print letter to PM here We write to you regarding the impact of the pandemic outbreak. As employers and unions representing tens of thousands of workers and suppliers across aviation, we stress that the situation has become dire and requires urgent attention, beyond the first assistance package. With the cancellation…

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