Following a number of recent discussions the ASU formally met again with Armaguard management last week to get things moving on the review of Cash Room Job Gradings and Classifications. ASU members will recall that as part of the settlement of the last EBA a few months back it was agreed that we would review…Details
On 16 April 2014, a further meeting was held between Management, Employee Representatives and ASU officials about negotiations for the Multi Enterprise Agreement. We have begun working through the Management proposed agreement to identify where we have agreement and where there may be conflict that will require further discussion. The areas identified where there is…Details
ASU delegates and officials again met with Qantas domestic airports’ management to get both an update on the restructuring plans for service and sales desk and baggage services but also to hear what decisions had been made about the management restructure On the plans for service and sales desk and baggage services and the restructure…Details
The ASU has had 2 meetings with the company, at the first we were given a detailed account of the status of the finances and what the loss of several contracts has meant for the business. The company also tabled a range of issues that it wanted to address in the new EBA including wanting…Details
Approximately 8 weeks ago the ASU discovered that the Transport allowance contained in your EBA was not being paid and raised this with your local management.Details
ASU delegates and officials from most airports attended a meeting with Qantas domestic airports’ management on 2nd April 2014 to get an update on the restructuring plan involving the service and sales desks and baggage services in large airports and the restructure of work in the “regional” airports. A robust discussion on staffing levels, operational…Details
As you will all know the ballot that you voted in for the new EBA was finalised at the end of last week. The result of that ballot was: 104 in favour of the new agreement…. 5 against. There is no other way of saying it… THIS IS A GREAT RESULT FOR ALL UNION MEMBERS…Details
On 19 March the ASU met with Qantas in Mascot to get further detail on what they say the future structure at airports may be. As you were made aware at ASU members meetings and earlier bulletins the company indicated that it was going to review and potentially restructure areas such as the Sales Desk,…Details
Australian Services Union secretary Ingrid Stitt talks to Neil Mitchell about a “black day”
A major union is threatening strike action after Qantas announced it is axing 5000 jobs over three years.
Qantas will axe 5000 jobs, ditch unprofitable routes and retire ageing gas-guzzling planes, in the biggest shake up of its operations since it was floated.