JETSTAR POLICY NOT GOOD ENOUGH – TWU HEADS TO FWC

January 12, 2017
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Members should be aware of the latest Jetstar Services EBA Update. Last year Jetstar made changes to how and when overtime is paid if you are on leave. These changes mean that leave hours are not included in ordinary hours when calculating overtime. THIS ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH. THAT’S WHY THE TWU IS DISPUTING...

Members slog through heat to keep planes flying

January 8, 2017
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As temperatures soar and most Victorians and Tasmanians are locking down in air-conditioned comfort, spare a thought for our baggage handlers. Without these transport workers moving the bags in nearly 40C, the planes dont fly.   ON a hot day the heat creeps up through Darren McIntosh’s boots and hangs...

TWU QGS MEMBERS WIN FULL-TIME JOBS AND BONUSES

December 6, 2016
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Workers at Qantas Ground Services have overwhelmingly endorsed a new agreement and package securing increased superannuation payments, domestic violence leave and 32 full time positions. The TWU-endorsed Agreement received a 96% yes vote. Negotiations for the new agreement at QGS started in November 2015. The agreement also delivers industry first penalty...