92.4% – JETSTAR CABIN CREW UNANIMOUSLY REJECT AGREEMENT

September 16, 2017
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Jetstar has informed staff that an overwhelming 92.4% of employees have unanimously REJECTED its Jetstar Cabin Crew Agreement. Congratulations to TWU Jetstar members who have sent such a clear and unambiguous message to management. The current Jetstar cabin crew agreement process has been problematic and TWU members obviously were not happy...

A DIAMOND DELEGATE

September 8, 2017
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“The TWU are like a favourite uncle, invaluable really.”   To Janet Jones, who recently retired from record management company Iron Mountain, workmates were like family. Which is why she will be remembered as a passionate TWU delegate who bent over backwards, left no stone unturned and did everything humanely...

JETSTAR CABIN CREW EBA UPDATE: MORE REASONS TO VOTE NO

September 6, 2017
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Another day, another reason for Jetstar cabin crew to vote NO to the rushed, substandard deal made behind closed doors between the FAAA and Jetstar management. This time we have major concerns about a bungled voting process shrouded in secrecy – never a good thing for workers. Elections Australia has...

STOP CEVA’S CASH GRAB

September 4, 2017
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CEVA, the logistics and chain management multinational that posted $6.6 billion in revenue for 2016, is crying poor at the bargaining table and attempting to short-change hardworking TWU members. In fact, its substandard offer to workers is nothing but a blatant cash grab. CEVA have even told TWU bargaining representatives...

DODGY, BELOW AWARD AEROCARE AGREEMENT REJECTED BY FAIR WORK COMMISSION

August 31, 2017
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  The TWU has called on the Federal Government to hold the aviation industry to account over low paid, part-time work, after the Fair Work Commission threw out an enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports. TWU (VIC/TAS...

TIPPER OWNER DRIVERS UPDATE….HELP PLAN THE FUTURE OF YOUR INDUSTRY

August 30, 2017
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) held a meeting this week with tipper owner driver members to discuss the recent hourly rate announcement by the Victorian State Government – a big win for the TWU that followed a long and sustained campaign. Branch Secretary John Berger told the meeting that replacing the current load...

ATT: JETSTAR CABIN CREW MEMBERS – IT’S TIME TO VOTE NO.

August 19, 2017
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Read the JETSTAR CABIN CREW 18 August 2017 member newsletter for a full EBA briefing Jetstar cabin crews deserve more than a rushed, substandard deal made behind closed doors between the FAAA and Jetstar management. The TWU has been working towards a fair and equitable deal for its Jetstar flight attendant...

VIRGIN’S EBA OFFER FALLS WELL SHORT OF WHAT WORKERS WANT

August 18, 2017
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Your TWU negotiating team met with Virgin management in Melbourne on Tuesday 15 August and Virgin tabled an initial EBA offer that falls well short of what Virgin workers want. Your TWU team has rejected the items that would leave you worse off and told management Virgin ground crew will not settle for a substandard EBA and attacks on take-home...

BRANCH DELEGATES CONFERENCE 2017 – THANK YOU ALL

August 17, 2017
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                       Watch Branch Secretary John Berger’s special video message to all delegates, occupational health and safety representatives and grassroots members: play now   Over 300 TWU Delegates & Occupational Health and Safety Representatives from Victoria and Tasmania attended the 2017...