ASU members endorse Qantas Holidays EBA 2 deal

After participating in workplace meetings across Australia, ASU members at Qantas Holidays have overwhelmingly voted to endorse the ASU Qantas Holidays EBA 2 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s Qantas Holidays National Negotiating Team. The ASU has advised JTG management of these results and the following is the timetable for the formal consideration and…

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All our claims tabled for the Jetstar EBA 5

At our 2nd meeting with Jetstar management on 8th October 2013 we tabled all our remaining detailed claims as follows: Claim 2 – Include all EBA conditions that are currently in side letters in EBA 5 Claim 4 – Provide for conversion for part time workers to full time Claim 5 – Ensure job security…

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Virgin – Still a way to go

Your ASU National Negotiating Team’s last meeting with the company reps was on 26th September 2013. At this meeting the company built on the work from the last meeting and tabled more details about their proposed classification structure for Guest Services and Pit Crew. The material was not complete and we are still waiting for…

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Virgin – Time to step up the pace

Your ASU National Negotiating Team’s last meeting with the company reps was on 26th September 2013. At this meeting the company built on the work from the last meeting and tabled more details about their proposed classification structure for Guest Services and Pit Crew. The material was not complete and we are still waiting for…

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Qantas Holidays – A settlement offer to recommend

Your ASU Qantas Holidays National Negotiating Team (NNT) met with company representatives in Sydney on 25 September 2013, and we are pleased to report that we now have an agreement we can recommend to members for the settlement of our Qantas Holidays EBA 2. What’s being recommended? The settlement proposal is quite detailed and we…

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Jetstar – EBA 5 negotiations commence

Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) met with Jetstar management in Melbourne on 18th September 2013 to start negotiations for the ASU Jetstar EBA 5. Your NNT provided our endorsed ASU claim to management and then gave an overview of what we are seeking in these negotiations. We also provided the company reps with some…

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Virgin – No Time For Slowing Down

At our latest meeting on 2nd September 2013 about a new Ground Staff Agreement the company tabled a preliminary proposal about a new classification structure for Guest Services and Pit Crew. This development is a good start but their proposal is far from final with crucial information about the money on offer, how staff progress…

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Virgin – Time to Pick Up the Pace

Our third meeting about a new Ground Staff agreement post the agreement vote down in May 2013 was held on 29th July 2013. Both Virgin management and representatives of the Pit Crew union, the TWU were in attendance. Apart from the annual leave loading news, which we reported separately in our bulletin on 30th July…

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