Emirates EBA Negotiations go to the FWC

ASU and ALAEA members at Emirates have told us that the proposed Agreement that was rejected by almost 75% of employees has to be improved and that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) should be asked to assist in getting a good EBA for employees. As a result the ASU/ALAEA will be at the Fair Work…

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Virgin – Meal Breaks

Meal and rest breaks Your meal and rest breaks are protected under clause 36 of the EBA.   Are you getting the breaks you are entitled to? Not only are breaks crucial for a safe and healthy work environment, but they can also assist with productivity.  The table below outlines your meal and rest break entitlements,…

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Toll Ramp & Cargo EBA

Negotiations have recommenced Negotiations have recommenced after a short break due to company reps being overseas. Between meetings the Unions utilised the time to sort out some local issues that mostly related to Sydney and Brisbane.  In Sydney there large numbers of labour hire employees which needed to be addressed and in Brisbane we had…

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StarTrack EBA Update

On 25th of July 2014, the ASU National Negotiating team met with StarTrack management for further discussions about the new Enterprise Agreement.    Prior to this meeting the ASU had requested that the company provide us with some detailed information and there were some delays between meetings whilst the company was getting this information together.…

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CHANGES AT PUBLICIS LOYALTY

The ASU has now met with Publicis management and can communicate the following.  Consultation The ASU notes that Publicis has an obligation at law to consult around organisational change. The obligation extends to consultation around minimising the need for redundancies. Such might include joint identification of redeployment opportunities or alternative cost saving measures. Whilst the…

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MaxNetwork EBA Update

Health Agreement – Meeting 4, bargaining continues On 23rd of July 2014, the ASU, employee representatives and MaxNetwork Management met for the fourth time to discuss a new Enterprise Agreement to cover Health Staff at MaxNetwork. At the meeting Management provided a presentation about new Management classifications and the future of the Team Leader classification.…

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Rex bargaining update

On 22 July the ASU National Negotiating team met with management for a further meeting about the new Enterprise Agreement. This bulletin provides a brief overview on where each issue is up to. If you would like further information please get in contact with your local ASU delegate or organiser. Management respond to ASU claims…

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Emirates EBA Negotiations Resume

The ASU/ALAEA and bargaining representatives met with Emirates management on Wednesday 23rd July and Thursday 24th July for EBA negotiations.  This was the first meeting since Emirates employees had comprehensively rejected the Emirates proposed EBA with a 74.25% NO vote. What do the ASU/ALAEA want? The ASU/ALAEA want to get an EBA agreed to and…

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Virgin – Happy Pay Rise

Your EBA pay increase is brought to you by union members Your EBA pay rise for July 2014 has arrived and you should have received it in this week’s pay.  In the past 6 months alone pay increases have ranged between 8.15% and 13.6%. You will receive further EBA pay increases in July 2015 and…

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Menzies puts their response

After the fourth meeting for your new EBA on Friday 11th July, your delegates have now put your claims on the table and received all of the company’s claims. What has been said about your claims? The ASU has tabled all of your claims, and we’ve presented additional detail about how we see a rostering…

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Toll Dnata Passenger Services EBA Update

ASU officials and delegates met with Toll Dnata management to present your list of changes to the company. What we want The ASU presented the full list of changes that ASU members came up with. Included in this list is: • A 5% pay rise per year and back pay • Penalty rates for Melbourne…

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