The future of aviation – are you in?

Tonight airlines members came together online to fight for AviationKeeper and to extend JobKeeper for all aviation workers. We came together as union members to launch our campaign Keep Australia Flying because no worker should be left behind by this crisis. Your union is campaigning for ongoing income support and wage subsidies for the aviation…

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It’s simple, we need Aviation keeper

This weekend has brought back familiar challenges. Uncertainty and rapid changes caused by COVID is difficult to say the least. As Victoria has swung into a circuit breaker lockdown to get ahead of the current situation, your union has also continued in our fight to bring certainty for our members in aviation. Right now members…

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COVID-19 Vaccines Update

ASU representatives met with the Federal Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd, for a briefing on the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines in priority industries, including airlines and airports, on Monday, 15 February 2021. The Federal Government, with the support of the states, is responsible for rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine. They are prioritising high-risk…

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ASU lodges dispute under Helloworld/QH EA’s

The ASU has lodged disputes in the Fair Work Commission under the Helloworld and Qantas Holidays Enterprise Agreements challenging the company’s proposal that workers agree to accept a pay cut. Earlier this month, Andrew Burnes, the CEO and Managing Director of Helloworld Travel, and Alex Trifonidis, General Manager of HR at Helloworld, contacted some Helloworld…

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Grow Your Union

COVID has brought home why it is so important to be in the union. Issues like job security, income, protection of entitlements and occupational health and safety have confronted millions of workers. We have worked to keep members in jobs and help them address concerns about safety. Our numbers have grown in recent months which…

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Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered.

Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered. Recently, the Federal Government have made changes to both JobKeeper and JobSeeker. The Federal Government have confirmed they will not extend JobKeeper beyond the 28th of March 2021 leaving many workers uncertain about their future. With thousands of workers still reliant on the JobKeeper program this short-sighted announcement to cut JobKeeper…

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