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 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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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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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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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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Toll IPEC EA negotiations to recommence

You will be aware that as a result of a number of administrative errors made by Toll, the Fair Work Commission was not able to approve the 2015 Toll IPEC Clerical and Administrative Agreement. Some members may also be aware that as a consequence of these administrative errors, the ASU had expressed concern that not…

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