Roster Changes & your rights at work

The announcement this week of massive changes to the roster will have a big impact on many staff at Armaguard. Upon hearing the proposal from management, ASU reps discussed ways to minimalize the impact. This includes: Reducing casual hours so that those hours at the beginning of shift are available for impacted staff. Offering additional…

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TABCORP Oncourse what do you think?

It seems as though the price we must pay for getting all the information we need to bargain properly is a break from bargaining. Tabcorp have cancelled the last two negotiations with the ASU and are still yet to confirm our meeting next week. They said that in order to give us proposals on sessional…

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Malaysia Airlines Update

Following the recent hearing at the Fair Work Commission, the ASU has received the attached letter from Malaysia Airlines regarding the transfer of business to Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB). The Malaysia Airlines representatives confirmed that MAS employees will transfer employment to MAB from the 1st of September 2015, and that existing employee conditions and entitlements will…

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Bargaining by drip feed!

Finally, after months of telling Tabcorp we were ready to bargain, the ASU and reps sat down with the company a few weeks ago and bargaining commenced. Except, Tabcorp still hasn’t told us all of what they want after repeated requests and 3 meetings. On top of that, the company is asking us to provide…

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AaE EBA approved

The ASU AaE EBA was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 29th July 2015 and so comes into operation on 5 August 2015. Under the agreement a pay rise was due the first pay period on or after 1 July 2015. As yet we have not been able to establish when the back pay…

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Jetstar Member Nil 48 Back Pay

After the ASU’s case in the Fair Work Commission, Jetstar has agreed that it has been applying the EBA incorrectly, and not paying employees double time for all hours worked on a shift that was changed by 30 minutes or more with less than 48 hours notice. This means you might be entitled to back…

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