Oxfam EBA Update

Last week your ASU negotiating team met with management to continue discussing the terms and conditions of your new enterprise agreement. The ASU rejected managements 1% pay offer and expressed its disappointment in Oxfam offering such an ill-considered minimalistic pay offer that would see your wages going backwards.  Throughout all discussions the ASU has expressed…

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Oxfam fail to consult

Oxfam Australia has failed to consult with the ASU and the Staff Consultative Committee (SCC) regarding their recent decision to freeze recruitment and to not renew any existing contracts. Under your EBA Oxfam management have an obligation to consult with the ASU via the SCC before deciding on any major change that will significantly impact…

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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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Dnata PAX – Bargaining on track

The ASU and your delegates held further negotiations for your EBA on Friday 31 August 2018.  Significant progress has been made and we are hopeful that we will be able to formally present an offer to you within the next couple of weeks. The ASU will organise for all members to attend paid members meetings…

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Virgin Pay Rise & Backpay

Wishing all ASU members at Virgin a Happy Pay Rise and Backpay Day this Wednesday the 15th of August. Your pay will increase to the new 2018 rates on Sunday 29 July (which will show up in your pay on Wednesday 15 August). However, you will also be paid backpay – 2.25% for the period…

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dnata RC EBA aprroved

Back pay and pay increases on the way. After 4 months of waiting the Fair Work Commission has finally approved your new EBA. What next? The Union will follow up with dnata to confirm the date that the 4% of pay increases will be applied as well as the backpay owed all the way back…

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Flight Centre EBA Update

ASU members have endorsed the attached log of claims. This document will be the basis for the ASU’s bargaining position in the EBA negotiations starting tomorrow, Wednesday 1 August. The Log of Claims is a product of extensive consultation and is designed to ensure the concerns of all Flight Centre members are addressed. The Log of…

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Menzies EBA Update – First Bargaining Meeting

Your negotiating team met with management representatives in Sydney on Friday 1 June. Your negotiating team presented the ASU log of claims to management. They told management that ASU members want: Better wages and conditions Improved rosters Fairness in annual leave A safe workplace for all employees And more! You can download the log of…

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Another day, another AeroCare court case!

Today AeroCare lost its third legal proceeding in a row, the latest being an appeal to the Federal Court which was an appeal about an appeal they’d lost to a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission.  Confused? Let us explain a little more clearly! Rather than accepting the original umpires’ decision in the Fair…

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