Virgin Part-Time Rosters

Last Friday Virgin announced that part-time team members will move to a 6/3 roster pattern from the 1st of September 2016. As a result of the feedback from members we have been able to confirm the following: Delay to the implementation date, with the new roster now commencing 1 September; AM/PM preference to be available;…

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QH EBA 3 – 92.42% vote YES

Union members on the Qantas Holidays EBA have voted overwhelmingly in favour for a new EBA. 92.42% of votes cast were YES votes. This means that Qantas Holidays staff are guaranteed: a 2.5% pay rise this year (back paid to 1 July) a 2.5% pay rise next year and in 2018 that all our current…

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Time to talk about EBA 11 negotiations

Since our last bulletin we have had 3 more meetings with the company – bringing our total number of meetings to 11. Our last meeting was on 21st July 2016 in Sydney. We have had some productive discussions about the issue of part time capping, jobshare, and flexible work agreements – we believe we have defined the problems, but not yet…

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New ASU Delegates for Dnata Passenger Services!

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Scafi & Nerisa Tofete to the position of ASU delegate at Dnata Passenger Services Melbourne Airport. Maria and Nerisa will be joining existing delegate Shijo Thomas as your local union representatives. Your ASU delegates are able to assist you with any work related issues you may have…

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New ASU delegates for Jetstar Melbourne Airport!

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Barton & Zoran Andric to the position of ASU delegate at Jetstar Melbourne Airport. Joanne and Zoran will be joining existing delegate Kate Weaver as your local union representatives. Your ASU delegates are able to assist you with any work related issues you may have now or…

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ASU RETIRED MEMBERS GROUP

A number of retired ASU members have recently got together and, with the support of the Union, formed the ASU Retired Members Group. The group is still in its early planning stages but has already held two meetings in March and May of this year. ASU Assistant Secretary David Leydon attended the May meeting where…

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Part-time roster changes at Virgin

As you’re aware, Virgin have recently announced proposed changes to the part-time roster at Melbourne Airport and are currently undertaking a review.  Your ASU representatives met with the company on Monday in order to address the many questions and concerns raised by members.  Unfortunately the company were unable to provide a response or further information…

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Qantas Holidays EBA 3 to go out for vote

As members are aware a new rollover Agreement has been proposed for the Australian Services Union (Qantas Holidays Limited) Agreement 3. Following our national member’s meetings in June the company has rejected the continuation of travel vouchers for the life of the new Agreement.  The company has now moved for the Agreement to go out…

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NEW EBA FINALISED FOR MYER DC MEMBERS

ASU members at Myer Distribution Centre in Altona have finalised their new EBA this week. Members were very keen to ensure that the many gains they had fought hard for over the years were not eroded and stripped away by Myer management in these negotiations. Many of these conditions were hard won by the members…

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