Black day for QANTAS workers

The Australian Services Union (Victorian Private Sector branch) labelled the Qantas decision to shed employees as short sighted and has vowed to fight for every job. ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch Secretary Ingrid Stitt said that the Qantas announcement is devastating for the hard working staff. “It’s outrageous that so many Qantas staff are going…

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RACV RAC EBA Update

I write to tell you that, as of yesterday, we have now made massive progress in our efforts to find a settlement to the long running RAC EBA dispute. After nine rounds of industrial action and six separate Commission hearings Commissioner Roe at the Fair Work Commission issued a statement which sets out the way…

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Virgin EBA approved by FWC

On 29 January 2014 the Fair Work Commission approved your new EBA.  This is fantastic news and testament to union member’s perseverance in holding out for a better agreement. Your new EBA takes effect 7 days after Commission approval so therefore all of the new provisions and improved conditions are not too far away.  When…

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Virgin – Have You Joined the ASU

Together we have fought for a 3 year Agreement which ensures significant improvements to your pay and conditions at Virgin.  It’s time to join the rest of your workmates and become a member of the ASU so that we can continue to improve your working conditions together.      Who is the ASU? The Australian Services…

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Time for Jetstar to put their cards on the table

The ASU Jetstar National Negotiating team (NNT) met with management representatives for our 6th EBA negotiation meeting on 11th December and we have given the company a clear message that it is time to get serious about our negotiations and put an effort into trying to resolve the differences between us. To this end your NNT…

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Virgin – ASU recommends Yes vote

Across Australia over this last week we have been holding meetings and answering questions about the Virgin Australia Ground crew agreement proposal that we have negotiated and now it is time for team members covered by the new agreement to cast a vote to accept or reject this At the start of this Agreement campaign…

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RACV RAC EBA Update

We have held several rounds of negotiations over the last two weeks with management regarding the EBA. Management have put a number of things on the table which they have asked Union members to consider as part of a proposed settlement to the EBA. As indicated last week some of these things will need discussion…

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