Bargaining by drip feed!

Finally, after months of telling Tabcorp we were ready to bargain, the ASU and reps sat down with the company a few weeks ago and bargaining commenced. Except, Tabcorp still hasn’t told us all of what they want after repeated requests and 3 meetings. On top of that, the company is asking us to provide…

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Malaysia Airlines Update

Following the recent hearing at the Fair Work Commission, the ASU has received the attached letter from Malaysia Airlines regarding the transfer of business to Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB). The Malaysia Airlines representatives confirmed that MAS employees will transfer employment to MAB from the 1st of September 2015, and that existing employee conditions and entitlements will…

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TABCORP Oncourse what do you think?

It seems as though the price we must pay for getting all the information we need to bargain properly is a break from bargaining. Tabcorp have cancelled the last two negotiations with the ASU and are still yet to confirm our meeting next week. They said that in order to give us proposals on sessional…

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Roster Changes & your rights at work

The announcement this week of massive changes to the roster will have a big impact on many staff at Armaguard. Upon hearing the proposal from management, ASU reps discussed ways to minimalize the impact. This includes: Reducing casual hours so that those hours at the beginning of shift are available for impacted staff. Offering additional…

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TABCORP: Is this the end of an era?

Recent negotiations between Tabcorp & the ASU on September 2 revealed, if not the full detail, at least the general intention & direction of Tabcorp for the new enterprise agreement. Points that previously hadn’t been dealt with in negotiations that were discussed in the Sept 2 meeting include; Sessional rates of pay; breaks and; redundancies…

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