It’s almost pay rise time at Virgin

Your next EBA pay increase is due to commence on the first full pay period after 1 July 2016. Over the life of the Agreement members will receive pay increases in the vicinity of 15% through to 22%.  The increase from 1 July 2016 is the last guaranteed EBA increase before we commence renegotiations for…

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No progress yet on QF EBA 11

We’ve had 2 meetings with Qantas since our last bulletin – on 26th May and 1st June (these were our 7th and 8th meetings with the company). Things are moving at a glacial pace – probably expected when you consider that Qantas is all about a wage freeze. Qantas has not accepted any of our claims and seems unwilling at the moment…

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Qantas say one thing & mean another

Your National Negotiating Team (NNT) have met twice with Qantas since our last bulletin, on 28th April and 11 May 2016. At our last meeting we finally talked about the wage freeze. Qantas says their key claim is the wage freeze. In their 2nd and 3rd Qantas bulletins to staff covered by the ASU EBA which were released on 10th and…

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Armaguard EBA gets the thumbs up!

Great news, your new EBA has been voted up by the majority of employees. Well done to everyone that took the time to vote.  Your EBA has been accepted by the majority of staff with approximately an 85% yes vote.  The process will now begin to have it certified in the Commission to ensure that…

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Menzies Paid Meal Break During Overtime

The ASU is currently investigating a potential back pay claim for the underpayment of meal breaks during overtime shifts. We are currently assessing the extent of the claim and ask that members provide us with additional information to assist with the process. If you believe that you may be owed money the ASU will assist…

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Armaguard voting opens for new EBA

On Friday 6 May 2016 the formal ballot for your new EBA will open.  It is very important that you take the opportunity to vote. The ASU is recommending that you vote yes.  The new EBA delivers some significant improvements and claws back many things that were previously lost. The new EBA delivers Annual wage…

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ASU members say YES to Publicis Loyalty EBA claim

Union members have endorsed the ASU’s EBA claim following meetings with members last week.  The ASU will be serving our claims to the company during EBA negotiations on the 4th of May. What’s our claim? ASU members endorsed a comprehensive claim which recognises that ASU members play a significant role in Publicis Loyalty’s operations.  We…

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Qantas tables their claims

At our fourth EBA meeting on 14th April 2016 Qantas finally provided us with the issues they want to achieve out of this agreement negotiations. The company provided us with details of most of their claims which can be summarised as follows: 18 month wage freeze and 3% p.a. thereafter (when they say it starts and whether a lump sum…

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Happy Pay Rise Jetstar!

Happy pay rise!  Your EBA pay increase is brought to you by union members. Your EBA pay rise for April 2016 has arrived and you should receive it in next week’s pay.  You will receive a further EBA pay increases in April 2017. Given it’s pay rise time, we thought it’d be a good opportunity to…

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