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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Emirates Airlines 2013 EBA Negotiations Continue

The ASU and ALAEA bargaining representatives together with the National Negotiating Team met with Emirates management on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th November in continuing negotiations for the next Agreement to succeed the Emirates Agreement 2011. Emirates’ claims The ASU and the ALAEA along with the other bargaining representatives had previously provided the joint Log…

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Emirates Airlines 2013 EBA Negotiations Continue

The ASU and ALAEA bargaining representatives together with the National Negotiating Team met with Emirates management on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th November in continuing negotiations for the next Agreement to succeed the Emirates Agreement 2011. Emirates’ claims The ASU and the ALAEA along with the other bargaining representatives had previously provided the joint Log…

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RACV RAC EBA update

The delegates and myself again met with management this afternoon in a genuine effort to resolve our ongoing EBA negotiation. If I can be blunt – your management have got no idea how to resolve this dispute. Despite Sandy McIntosh’s nonsense email yesterday saying that it was good the Union finally want to negotiate a…

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Virgin – An Agreement We Can Recommend

  After over 10 meetings and teleconferences with Virgin Management since staff voted down the company’s first proposed Ground Crew Agreement in May, 2013, your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) now believe that we have negotiated a better deal for the new Agreement which we recommend to ASU members.   Your NNT are very pleased…

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Armaguard Cash Room EBA update

As all ASU members will know from our meetings of members a fortnight ago we are endeavouring to make sure all wording in the new EBA is as watertight as possible before it comes back to you for the final formal vote. I am disappointed to hear that the other employee group on site have…

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Qantas Holidays ASU members give EBA 2 thumbs up

Qantas Holidays staff have voted unanimously to endorse the ASU EBA 2 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s Qantas Holidays National Negotiating Team. The external company conducting the ballot, Elections Australia Pty Ltd has declared that ASU (Qantas Holidays) EBA 2 has been approved by the majority of staff who voted. 100% of staff…

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Malaysia Airlines EBA – Your time to decide

Malaysia Airlines management has now distributed a draft agreement for staff to consider. The ASU understands that most members feel this process has gone on too long, and just want it done. Whilst we are disappointed that management has continued to refuse to provide protections for, and limits on, casual staff, it is important that…

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Emirates Airlines Negotiations for the next EBA Begin

Representatives of the ASU met with Emirates management Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th October 2013 to begin negotiations for the next Enterprise Agreement to replace the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2011. Log of claims The ASU presented the Log of Claims to management. The ASU log of claims has been endorsed by the members employed at…

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Qantas EBA – Fair Work Commission Approves EBA 10

Today the Fair Work Commission approved ASU/Qantas EBA 10. Two employee bargaining reps from Brisbane Airport appeared at the Fair Work Commission representing their own interests to oppose the approval of the agreement. These two employees argued that certain part time conditions in the EBA indirectly discriminated against them. Both the ASU and Qantas submitted…

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