Urgent Virgin meeting 5pm today – register now.

Posted by Alex Scott on April 21, 2020

You will have heard this morning that Virgin Australia has gone into voluntary administration. We know that you may be concerned about this announcement, but we want to assure you that your union is together with you throughout this process.

Union news special edition: COVID-19 and your rights

Posted by Alex Scott on April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has highlighted the importance of rights at work for all Australians.

Universities: Update

Posted by Megan Denny on April 20, 2020

We hope you are keeping well. Many workers this week will be navigating the challenges of students returning to school while also juggling the demands of work. Together is working with employers about flexibility to ensure that parents have the support they need.

Members would be aware that the two EBAs at Slater & Gordon (Lawyers and Support Staff) expire for re-negotiation purposes on the 31 December 2020. About 5 weeks ago your union discussed with S&G management that we needed to think about commencing formal EBA negotiations. It was agreed between the parties that we would commence formal negotiations in June 2020.

Charting a future for Australian aviation

Posted by Trevor Rankin on April 20, 2020

On Friday our union co-hosted with the Transport Workers Union an online forum: Charting a future for Australian aviation to discuss the big picture and long-term policy needs for the aviation industry beyond the current COVID-19 crisis.

Health: Your wage increase during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by Alex Scott on April 16, 2020

Health workers: Thank you.

In every part of Queensland your work is protecting all of us during the COVID-19 crisis in thousands of different ways.

Our community owes you a tremendous debt of gratitude.

ASU update on Virgin Australia trading halt

Posted by Megan Denny on April 16, 2020

When we updated you on JobKeeper payments and redundancies, we confirmed that Virgin Australia would be commencing JobKeeper payments from 30 March and re-crediting any annual leave or long service leave that team members have taken since 30 March as a result of being stood down.

We hope you had a safe and happy Easter long weekend.

Education: Term 2

Posted by Kate Flanders on April 15, 2020

We hope you had a safe and happy Easter long weekend. We realise many of you are taking some well earned time off this week, however, we thought it was very important to send an update following the Premier’s announcement about Term 2.

Mater COVID-19 update - 14 April

Posted by Megan Denny on April 14, 2020

Mater management have agreed to convene a weekly consultative forum to promote a consistent approach to managing the COVID–19 crisis and to disseminate changes as they occur.

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