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Update of airport and Qantas issues

Posted by The Airlines Team on June 14, 2018

Update of issues across your airport:

DNATA members win on shoes: In their past collective agreement negotiations, union members at DNATA had won the right to have their uniforms, including shoes, paid for by their employer. But DNATA wouldn’t pay. ASU Delegates took the company to task on this, and moved to dispute this at Fair work, which has paid off; DNATA Staff are now having all shoes provided by the company. Read more about this here.


Branch Secretary to meet with Child Safety members in Townsville

Posted by Norm Jacobsen on June 14, 2018

Further to the invitation that Townsville members received last week to meet with Branch Secretary Alex Scott, we have scheduled an earlier meeting during the day just for Child Safety, Youth & Women members in your workplace.


Under your collective agreement, Health management are required to consult with union members over changes to your conditions such as your roster, organisation and reporting structure. I have been provided with documents outlining proposed changes and as part of the consultation process, I am sharing these documents with you.


Under your collective agreement, Health management are required to consult with union members over changes to your conditions such as your roster, organisation and reporting structure. I have been provided with documents outlining proposed changes and as part of the consultation process, I am sharing these documents with you.


Child Safety, Youth and Women: Fill in this survey today

Posted by Dee Spink and Jo O'Shanesy on June 12, 2018

We know you are time-poor but you should have your say today.

Together delegates and members are are talking about what changes members want to see in your department for the next three years.


Schools: Negotiations

Posted by Kate Flanders on June 11, 2018

Tomorrow all our eyes and ears will be tuned to the state budget – we'll see if a change in government wages policy is announced or any other packets of funding identified for your important work in schools. We'll update you all on Wednesday once we have had an opportunity to scrutinise the papers. Stay tuned!


Last week we sent an email with regards to the Fair Work Commission's minimum wage decision and minimum wage workers being awarded a 3.5% wage increase.


3.5% pay increase for QML members

Posted by Alex Scott on June 6, 2018

Last week we sent an email with regards to the Fair Work Commission's minimum wage decision and minimum wage workers being awarded a 3.5% wage increase.


It's that time again when we get to renegotiate our wages and working conditions here in the Department of Education.

As union members we get to decide what is on the list for negotiations – I know many members have already begun sending in ideas for claims this time around.


How do you feel about Wesley Mission's offer?

Posted by Alex Scott on June 6, 2018

Your union has been in negotiations with Wesley Mission for a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement separate from Blue Care.

It is now time to get an understanding as to how members feel about the negotiations and current offer. 


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