Jetstar Negotiations grind on

Your Jetstar National Negotiating Team (NNT) met with the company again on 10th December 2014 and we had a long in-depth discussion on their current offer to settle the EBA. There are still a lot of issues that are outstanding that need Jetstar to change their position on or clarify. Outstanding is: Proper classification of…

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Rex – The ASU recommends to vote NO

Why the ASU recommends a NO Vote? The ASU is recommending a NO vote because we believe the proposed Agreement should: Give employees more than CPI per year wage increases; Rex has proposed the gift share scheme and the profit share scheme but without the minimum payment of 2% this will mean that in a…

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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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ASU @ Helloworld – the union representing you

Staff at Helloworld have the opportunity to negotiate a new agreement in 2015. The new agreement will cover all wages and conditions, like sick leave, annual leave and your pay rise. The Australian Services Union (ASU) has negotiated many agreements across the travel and airline industry including your previous agreement, and for companies like Qantas…

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EBA 2015 Negotiations commence at Singapore Airlines

The Singapore Airlines Enterprise Agreement 2013 (Incorporating Singapore Airlines Cargo) expires on 31st March 2015. Singapore Airlines has circulated the Notice of employee representational rights.  This Notice sets out some of the rights of employees during the bargaining process.  In the Notice you will see that you are entitled to appoint a bargaining representative to…

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The attack on workers’ rights started today…

Today’s media has been flooded by stories about the Productivity Commission’s Review into the Fair Work Act. But what does it mean for you? For some time employers and their associations have been lobbying the Federal Liberal Government to look at amending the Fair Work Act’s provisions for workers, particularly in reference to penalty rates.…

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Qantas Telephone Sales Update

Today your ASU representatives met with Qantas to discuss a range of issues associated with Qantas’ decision last year to close the Melbourne and Brisbane call centres. Melbourne Rostering Discussions to Continue Many staff on the multi shift-work roster have been angered about plans to reduce the spread of hours in Melbourne from 24 hours…

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