ASU members endorse Virgin EBA

Last night ASU members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the ASU endorsing the proposed Virgin Australia and ASU Guest Services and GCC Enterprise Agreement. We expect that the technical process of a vote of all Guest Services and GCC employees will begin in the next week or so. Don’t forget where we started in these…

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Jetstar rostering update

We’ve called on Jetstar to adopt a set of measures to fix front of house (FOH) rostering and make it fair! ASU delegates and organisers met with Jetstar on Friday 6 and Tuesday, 10 November to hear their response to measures. At the last meeting on Tuesday, Jetstar responded to our concerns about recalling FOH…

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Slaters COVID Update

ASU Delegates and Officials met with Slater & Gordon Management in our bi-monthly Joint Consultative Committee. The focus of the meeting was centred around COVID-19 related matters. Slater & Gordon Management presented details of their COVID Safe planning and advised that they had 12 plans in total covering all of the Firm’s offices nationally. The…

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Menzies – 2021 Leave arrangements & rostering

Your ASU representatives met with Menzies management on Friday afternoon to discuss the Annual Leave process for 2021 and rostering arrangements, particularly changes within 7 days of a shift. Annual Leave 2021 The ASU expressed concern that this announcement was made without any consultation with the union or staff.  Menzies has now committed to a…

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Antoher restructure, Shame Qantas!

Qantas has announced a major restructure of its airport operations. So far we know that this affects sales, ticketing and baggage desks at all Australian Airports, and the MOCO function at Sydney Airport. We know that Qantas intends to make the following changes: abolishing the service desk (including for premium and frequent flyers) and sales…

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Menzies – No consultation on leave changes

We were all caught unawares late yesterday when Menzies announced that they would be making significant changes to the annual leave application process. The announcement was made without any prior notice or consultation with your union or with staff. The ASU has written to Menzies today to express our disappointment with this announcement on the…

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Dispute with HelloWorld

Dispute with HelloWorld The ASU understands communications have been sent out last night by HelloWorld outlining a proposal that would seek to create a permanent night shift as well as seek to make 2 redundancies. We have notified HelloWorld that we are in dispute over this proposal and process and do not accept that this process…

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Cathay Pacific Restructure Announcement

Cathay Pacific Restructure Announcement Yesterday Cathay Pacific Airways announced job losses across the network due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the proposed restructure of its Australian operation. The ASU is seeking urgent information from the company on the impact of the proposed restructure, including the details of the roles which are to be made redundant…

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