ASU Delegate Nominations at Menzies

The ASU is calling for expressions of interest for any ASU member interested in becoming an ASU delegate. Currently there are 2 ASU delegates within your workplace Brett Whitehead and Kalpana Fear and we would like to increase the delegate numbers to ensure that we can best address your workplace issues. We have decided to…

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ASU AAE Agreement voted up

AaE staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s AaE National Negotiating Team. In a significant turnout of eligible staff (75% of voters) 98% of these staff voted in favour of the Agreement. A big thank you must go to our hard working ASU National Negotiating Team…

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ASU Wins Nil48 Dispute

Complete capitulation by Jetstar. On Thursday 2 July the ASU took Jetstar to the Fair Work Commission in relation to the Nil48 dispute. Jetstar were failing to apply the EBA correctly in relation to the double time payment that is applicable for all hours worked on a shift that has changed by 30 minutes or…

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Confusion Reigns Supreme at Jetstar

Jetstar responds to the ASU by asserting that it does not agree with our position on the Nil48 interpretation however they will get back to us by 1 July confirming their position! Confused? So are we! Jetstar either agree with our position or they don’t, seriously, how hard is it? The EBA in our view…

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Union protests call centre jobs to be sent offshore

The Australian Services Union says Transburban has outsourced 50 of its call centre jobs to the Philippines. The union is holding a protest this afternoon outside the Transurban offices at Docklands. Union spokeswoman Ingrid Stitt told Neil Mitchell the fight to save jobs isn’t over. “It’s approximately 50 jobs, it’s actually in the Salmat call centre that Transurban…

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ASU to fight Salmat jobs

The Australian Services Union has today called on Transurban to stand by Australian workers as its call centre supplier, Salmat announced it will axe around 50 jobs from its call centre in Melbourne and offshoring jobs to Manila. ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, said that the move by Salmat was simply unconscionable…

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Dnata Ramp & Cargo – ASU Recommends New EBA

Your new EBA is ready for you to vote on and the ASU is strongly recommending that you vote Yes. After lengthy negotiations your Delegates and the ASU believe that we have delivered the best possible deal that can be achieved under the current circumstances. We believe this EBA has significant improvements, delivers pay increases,…

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