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Qantas may not be flying but there is still a lot happening

Thank you to everyone who attended the Qantas BNE members' meeting this week. If you missed the meeting, you've missed a lot of updates. Here is a summary of what was discussed:…
Thank you to everyone who attended the Qantas BNE members' meeting this week. If you missed the meeting, you've missed a lot of updates. Here is a summary of what was discussed: http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qantas-may-not-be-flying-but-there-is-still-a-lot-happening/

Urgent Dnata Workers Meeting

Union members across the nation have been working to secure JobKeeper payments for workers at Dnata following the Federal Government’s outrageous decision to exclude you from the…
Union members across the nation have been working to secure JobKeeper payments for workers at Dnata following the Federal Government’s outrageous decision to exclude you from the payments. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/urgent-dnata-workers-meeting/

ASU Win - Jetstar to pay JobKeeper on normal pay dates!

The Qantas Group have provided the ASU with information about upcoming JobKeeper pay dates. A table is provided below confirming all the dates that Jetstar is to make a JobKeeper…
The Qantas Group have provided the ASU with information about upcoming JobKeeper pay dates. A table is provided below confirming all the dates that Jetstar is to make a JobKeeper payment to ALL eligible employees for the duration of the scheme. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/asu-win-jetstar-to-pay-jobkeeper-on-normal-pay-dates/

ASU members are being left in the dark by THAI

The ASU recently received correspondence from Thai Airways International (‘known as THAI’) stating that they don’t intend to apply for the JobKeeper scheme and that they believe…
The ASU recently received correspondence from Thai Airways International (‘known as THAI’) stating that they don’t intend to apply for the JobKeeper scheme and that they believe they’re ineligible for the program.  http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/asu-members-are-being-left-in-the-dark-by-thai/

Menzies is stealing your annual leave

ASU members are furious at Menzies Aviation’s decision to steal their annual leave. Menzies says their cash flow issues means that they need to force you to run down your leave…
ASU members are furious at Menzies Aviation’s decision to steal their annual leave. Menzies says their cash flow issues means that they need to force you to run down your leave balances. Nonsense! http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/menzies-is-stealing-your-annual-leave/

Urgent Virgin meeting 5.30pm today: Update on Virgin administration process & proxy forms – register now

We understand that Virgin have been in contact regarding the voluntary administration process and upcoming creditors meeting. Please know that we are working closely with the…
We understand that Virgin have been in contact regarding the voluntary administration process and upcoming creditors meeting. Please know that we are working closely with the company to ensure that employees’ interests are represented at every stage of th… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/urgent-virgin-meeting-530pm-today-update-on-virgin-administration-process-proxy-forms-register-now/

Qantas Group Update: Jobkeeper and payroll cycles and, shift penalties + meeting tonight 7pm

On Friday last week, many Qantas employees who had been stood down were looking forward to receiving their first $1,500 JobKeeper payment. Qantas had announced that, in order to…
On Friday last week, many Qantas employees who had been stood down were looking forward to receiving their first $1,500 JobKeeper payment. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qantas-group-update-jobkeeper-and-payroll-cycles-and-shift-penalties-meeting-tonight-7pm/

Urgent Virgin meeting 5pm today – register now.

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…
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. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/urgent-virgin-meeting-5pm-today-register-now/

Charting a future for Australian aviation

I attended this on behalf of Queensland Aviation members, in my role as delegate and Together Union Executive member. We think it is critical that the future of the aviation…
http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/charting-a-future-for-australian-aviation/

ASU update on Virgin Australia trading halt

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…
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 re… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/asu-update-on-virgin-australia-trading-halt/

VA Update: JobKeeper payments commence and redundancy update

Your union has been making sure that Virgin Australia won’t go to compulsory redundancies before all other alternatives have been explored. In our last update for members…
Your union has been making sure that Virgin Australia won’t go to compulsory redundancies before all other alternatives have been explored. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/va-update-jobkeeper-payments-commence-and-redundancy-update/

JobSeeker payments - important Qantas update

For the last three weeks the ASU, along with other Australian Unions, have been campaigning relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members' jobs are protected…
For the last three weeks the ASU, along with other Australian Unions, have been campaigning relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members' jobs are protected during this global pandemic. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/jobseeker-payments-important-qantas-update/

Petition to stop the forced redundancies at Virgin and pay JobKeeper.

Virgin Australia staff go above and beyond to make sure passengers receive great service and arrive safely to their destinations. We deliver for our company and should be proud of…
Virgin Australia staff go above and beyond to make sure passengers receive great service and arrive safely to their destinations. We deliver for our company and should be proud of that. Currently, Virgin Australia is proposing redundancies to about 250… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/petition-to-stop-the-forced-redundancies-at-virgin-and-pay-jobkeeper/

Singapore Airlines - Covid-19 update from your union

Singapore Airlines has cut 96% of global flying until the end of April. The company is calling on Australian employees to take unpaid leave to help the company get through the…
Singapore Airlines has cut 96% of global flying until the end of April. The company is calling on Australian employees to take unpaid leave to help the company get through the COVID-19. crisis. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/singapore-airlines-covid-19-update-from-your-union/

Stand Down update from Menzies

Menzies is preparing an FAQ that will cover all these items. We’re working with management to make sure it answers all your questions Carparking We asked Menzies to stop…
http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/stand-down-update-from-menzies/

Airlines COVID 19 ASU member update

Here's the latest bulletin for ASU Airline members. It contains an update regarding the government support for workers who lose their jobs or are stood down, are on low incomes,…
Here's the latest bulletin for ASU Airline members. It contains an update regarding the government support for workers who lose their jobs or are stood down, are on low incomes, or are in casual and contract employment that need support due to the current… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/airlines-covid-19-asu-member-update/

Dnata COVID-19 Union Update - 27 March

We know you’re worried These are unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly. Unfortunately, this is not business as usual. But we want to make sure that you know we…
We know you’re worried These are unprecedented times and things are changing so quickly. Unfortunately, this is not business as usual. But we want to make sure that you know we will be by your side every step of the way. Qantas has announced that it wi… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/dnata-covid-19-union-update-27-march/

Virgin Australia is issuing stand downs to Ground Crew

Virgin Australia began issuing Stand Down notices yesterday for all employees covered by the Virgin Australia Ground Crew Agreement 2018 (‘the EBA’). They have also commenced an…
Virgin Australia began issuing Stand Down notices yesterday for all employees covered by the Virgin Australia Ground Crew Agreement 2018 (‘the EBA’). They have also commenced an Expression Of Interest (EOI) process for opting into allocations for remainin… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/virgin-australia-is-issuing-stand-downs-to-ground-crew/

Update for ASU members at Emirates

ASU members have contacted us about Emirates' proposal for stand downs for the period 1 April to 30 June 2020. The ASU and ALAEA had been seeking a meeting with Emirates to…
ASU members have contacted us about Emirates' proposal for stand downs for the period 1 April to 30 June 2020. The ASU and ALAEA had been seeking a meeting with Emirates to discuss their contingency plans for staff as the COVID-19 outbreak escalates. A… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/update-for-asu-members-at-emirates/

Qantas update - 26 March

Things are moving very fast and changing daily. We know it is confusing and stressful! As members in operational areas in Qantas, Jetstar, AAE and QantasLink know we were able…
Things are moving very fast and changing daily. We know it is confusing and stressful! As members in operational areas in Qantas, Jetstar, AAE and QantasLink know we were able to negotiate with Qantas Group to get two week blocks of work available duri… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qantas-update-26-march/

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