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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Startrack ASU delegate nominations 2016

The ASU is calling for expressions of interest for any ASU member interested in becoming an ASU delegate. Currently there is 2 ASU delegates within your workplace, Sonja Griffin & Rob Andrew. We would like to increase the delegate numbers to ensure that we can best address your workplace issues. We have decided to do…

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Injured Workers & OHS Forum

Have you been injured at work? Dealing with a workplace injury is stressful and frustrating, but you’re not alone.  Together, injured workers can take action to change the status quo. The Victorian Trades Hall Council is holding and Injured Workers & OHS Forum on the 10th of September.  Entry is free, but there are limited…

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Emirates EBA Survey Now Open

The Australian Services Union will shortly commence negotiations for a new enterprise agreement for staff at Emirates. To do this effectively the union needs feedback from you. We will use your feedback to develop a list of issues that you want prioritised in the negotiations. The ASU Emirates EBA Survey is now open.  You can…

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