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Report Back on our Meeting Today with the Griffith University VC!

Delegates and Together staff met with Professor Carolyn Evans and Chief People Officer Kirsty Dwyer this afternoon. Following our members meeting on Wednesday, we were pleased…
Delegates and Together staff met with Professor Carolyn Evans and Chief People Officer Kirsty Dwyer this afternoon. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/report-back-on-our-meeting-today-with-the-vc/

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/

Mater HP union meetings coming up

Yesterday at the EBA meeting, Mater management stated that they want to move to a ballot on their proposed EBA. While improvements have been made on the hours of work clauses…
Yesterday at the EBA meeting, Mater management stated that they want to move to a ballot on their proposed EBA. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/mater-hp-union-meetings-coming-up/

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/

Your rights to annual leave at TABCORP.

There have been some serious concerns highlighted in management’s Q&A concerning COVID-19 related issues specially with regards to: reducing an employee's hours of work from…
There have been some serious concerns highlighted in management’s Q&A concerning COVID-19 related issues specially with regards to: http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/your-rights-to-annual-leave-at-tabcorp/

UCH Management's COVID-19 response.

Recently, Together ASU Branch Secretary Alex Scott wrote to Uniting Care’s Executive seeking clarification around the role that UCH will play in Queensland’s covid response, it’s…
Recently, Together ASU Branch Secretary Alex Scott wrote to Uniting Care’s Executive seeking clarification around the role that UCH will play in Queensland’s covid response, it’s strategies for integrating services with Queensland Health and whether Uniti… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/uch-managements-covid-19-response/

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/

Quick! Union Meeting Monday to discuss latest news – UQ

As you would be aware there are big proposals being made about the future of industrial agreements for University staff. To discuss the proposals being made by the NTEU and…
As you would be aware there are big proposals being made about the future of industrial agreements for University staff. To discuss the proposals being made by the NTEU and influential Vice Chancellors and to determine the ASU position we are holding a… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/quick-union-meeting-monday-to-discuss-latest-news-uq/

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/

QML Voluntary Leave update & EBA discussions

On Thursday, April 30, an extraordinary meeting was called between your Union, United Workers Union (UWU) and QML.  This was an opportunity to discuss and raise concerns about…
On Thursday, April 30, an extraordinary meeting was called between your Union, United Workers Union (UWU) and QML.  This was an opportunity to discuss and raise concerns about QML’s dealing with the ‘job security agreements’ and annual leave requests that… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qml-voluntary-leave-update-eba-discussions/

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/

Redcross: Your EB Update

At the Lifeblood enterprise bargaining negotiations, management placed an offer on the table of 1.9% per annum for 3 years and 2.2% in the 4th year payable on 1 June, each year.…
At the Lifeblood enterprise bargaining negotiations, management placed an offer on the table of 1.9% per annum for 3 years and 2.2% in the 4th year payable on 1 June, each year. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/redcross-your-eb-update/

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/

Slater and Gordon EBA negotiations delayed because of COVID-19 pandemic

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…
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 … http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/slater-and-gordon-eba-negotiations-delayed-because-of-covid-19-pandemic/

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/

Mater COVID-19 update - 14 April

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.…
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. The first meeting was held on Monday 6 April and the second was on today (14 … http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/mater-covid-19-update-14-april/

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/

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