ASU Members at Menzies say No to pay freeze

ASU members have overwhelming opposed the Menzies Aviation’s proposal to freeze your pay until 1 January 2020. At the members meeting on 2 June 2020, ASU members resolved to write to the company to reject the proposed pay freeze. Instead of attacks on pay and conditions, ASU members want to work with the company to…

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Fix JobKeeper

Fix JobKeeper I work for Dnata at Melbourne Airport. I work with some of the most amazingly hard-working staff, who are the backbone to a smooth handing of travellers from check-in to boarding and from disembarkation to baggage collection. Recently, over 5,500 of my colleagues were excluded from accessing JobKeeper payments because the Morrison Government altered…

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Jetstar Meeting – Update for members

Jetstar Meeting – Update for members Our Union met with Senior Jetstar Management yesterday via a national teleconference to discuss and go over a number of issues including the following: Rosters & Resourcing, Increase in domestic operations, Fly Well Program   Rostering & Resourcing Over the past few weeks we have had several members contact…

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Update and ASU Visit for HelloWorld/Viva

Update and ASU Visit for HelloWorld/Viva These last few months have been unprecedented and difficult for us all. Unfortunately this is not business as usual. But we want to make sure that you know we will be by your side every step of the way. Over the next week many at HelloWorld and Viva are…

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Our plan to protect your job in the COVID-19 recovery

Our plan to protect your job in the COVID-19 recovery Last night hundreds of ASU members who work in aviation around Australia met online and unanimously voted to campaign for AviationKeeper – an industry wide Government funding package to support the Australian aviation industry get through the COVID-19 recovery. Can you sign the petition calling on…

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Armaguard announce redundancies

Armaguard announce redundancies Today the ASU received an email from Armaguard Linfox advising that the business was announcing redundancies amongst several staff. This was the first time this issue had been raised and quite frankly came as a shock, it was only yesterday that we were advised that Armaguard was about to transition from the current…

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ASU Member Magazine July 2020

ASU Member Magazine July 2020 Welcome to the mid-year edition of the ASU Unite Magazine – and what a year it’s been so far. Download and read the ASU Unite Magazine Here. From bushfires to a global pandemic that has brought unprecedented shutdowns and catapulted Australia into recession, our members have felt the impact of…

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Redundancies and Divestment of CAEL Team

Redundancies and Divestment of CAEL Team Redundancies at Slater & Gordon The ASU has been made aware of a number of redundancies across the Victorian Slater & Gordon offices over the last few weeks. Initially these redundancies affected one or two roles in a particular practice area, but as time has passed the ASU has…

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