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Public Service: Wages, Higher Duties, Working from Home

Posted by Alex Scott on December 11, 2020

As we move towards the end of 2020, there's still plenty of important news for union members in the public service. Read on for the latest and to have your say in some important surveys.


We're writing to report back to you regarding discussions which were held last week between your Together Youth Justice delegates and both the incoming Director General, Deidre Mulkerin, and outgoing Director General Bob Gee.

This report includes information about the timeline for changes/restructure to form the structure of the new Department, and report back on member issues that together has raised at the meeting and with Youth Justice managers.


TMR December Update

Posted by Remi Armstrong on December 2, 2020

We are almost at the end of the year! Here is the latest update about what's been happening in your workplace over the last few weeks. 

Last Wednesday we had the Departmental Consultative Committee (DCC) meeting. We discussed the following: 


QPS Update - Nov 2020

Posted by Remi Armstrong on November 27, 2020

We are almost at the end of the year! Below is an update on current issues in QPS.


Airline workers, have your say!

Posted by Megan Denny on November 27, 2020

We know it has been a tough and challenging year. Throughout this unprecedented pandemic, union members across the airlines sector have fought to Keep Australia Flying.


ASU reaches in-principle agreement with Virgin on your EBA

Posted by Megan Denny on November 27, 2020

Following union members voting to support the proposed enterprise agreement, we have now reached in-principle agreement with Virgin on the final version of the enterprise agreement. This means the official approval process will now begin. Management will be writing to you today with the official notification.


dnata Catering says redundancies are going ahead.

Posted by Megan Denny on November 27, 2020

We have news about redundancies at Dnata Catering.


Together News November

Posted by Alex Scott on November 26, 2020

If you are a financial Together member with a dependent who is in year 11, year 12 or equivalent in 2021, you can apply for the Together bursary here.

Winners of the bursary will receive $300 towards school expenses. You can learn more about this initiative here.


Custodial Corrections: Serious Assault and Disease Testing

Posted by Darren Armstrong on November 26, 2020

Recently legislation was put before the NSW Parliament with the intention of allowing a perpetrator of a spitting, biting or bodily fluids attack to be tested for information about the potential risk of disease spread. Some members were prompted to ask about the situation in Queensland.


What's next in your QANTAS EBA?

Posted by Megan Denny on November 26, 2020

On Wednesday, 25 November, your ASU National Negotiating Team met with Qantas senior management representatives to discuss the status of bargaining. This was not a bargaining meeting. Instead, the company provided an update on the impact of COVID-19, their plans for the future of the business, and the Qantas Group's attitude towards bargaining. This information will help union members to make an informed decision about the next steps for their EBA.


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