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ASU Secures Better Payments for Jetstar Members

The ASU has been in discussions with Jetstar management over working conditions for the December/January period. We are pleased to say that Jetstar has since implemented some agreed outcomes. In particular, The December/January ex-gratia payment for team members affected by…

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QLD Rail Members – Can you see your roster?

Our members and delegates at QLD Rail continue to provide feedback that they cannot easily access their rosters and it’s even harder when not at work.  With the old excel version, you always received an email with your roster attached…

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QANTAS – ASU Update on Sales Desk Closure

On Monday, 12 April, the ASU met with Qantas representatives to discuss the imminent closure of the Sales Desk. We are really concerned that Qantas’ new way of working after the closure of the Sales Desk is just not ready…

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Rosters with Queensland Rail’s SAPIENS – A Summary of Feedback

As employees at Queensland Rail (QR) would know, QR Station Operations Rosters are now using the SAPIENS system.  Our Senior Workplace Delegate, Andrew Somerville has been working to support the introduction of this system for Station Operations Rosters. There have…

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AIRLINES – Stand Down Q&A

The JobKeeper scheme ended on Sunday, 28 March 2021. Despite this, employers can continue to stand employees down from work if the requirements of the Fair Work Act are met. However, your employer will now need to use the general…

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It’s Not Over Yet!

We’re taking this all the way. The Government can pretend COVID is over, that we’re back to normal and support for workers isn’t needed anymore. But we know differently. The day after JobKeeper ended, Brisbane went into a lockdown. Our…

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Jetstar provides detail of the ‘International Readiness Program’ and payment

After weeks of waiting, Qantas Group finally announced the details of how the Federal Government financial assistance to international aviation workers will work and Jetstar provided the ASU with a update. The scheme will run between 1 April and 31…

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Qantas announces detail of International Readiness Program

After weeks of waiting, Qantas has finally announced the details of how the Federal Government financial assistance to international aviation workers will work at Qantas. The scheme runs between 1 April to 31 October 2021. Eligibility is determined on a…

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Brisbane lockdown update for Qantas members

The ASU is urgently seeking answers from Qantas about the impact of the Brisbane lock down on ASU members. We hope to be able to provide an update on any impact on stand ups and rostering as soon as possible….

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Brisbane lockdown update for Jetstar members

The ASU is urgently seeking answers from Jetstar about the impact of the Brisbane lock down on ASU members. We hope to be able to provide an update on any impact on stand ups and rostering as soon as possible….

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