At our fourth EBA meeting on 14 April 2016, Qantas finally presented us with the questions they want to draw from these agreement negotiations. Your rights are available in the following bulletin: Qantas defines your rights. Approximately 60 ASU delegates from all states and territories gathered in Melbourne on February 3, 2016 to begin preparations for negotiations in Qantas Airways, QCatering and QFIT, see Bulletin: All systems go for Qantas EBA11. We have had two meetings with Qantas since our last newsletter – may 26 and June 1 (these were our 7th and 8th meetings with the company). Things are moving at an icy pace. Probably to be expected, given that Qantas is all about the wage freeze. To learn more about this, check out this bulletin: No progress has yet been made on EBA 11 at Qantas. After meeting Qantas since our last newsletter, on April 28th and 11th. In May 2016, we can tell you about Qantas` key demand for a wage freeze: Qantas says one thing and means the other. AsU members supported our claim after attending meetings and hearing a report on the EBA`s in-depth investigation that we conducted. We sent our application to the company on March 1, 2015, see Bulletin: ASU members say yes to the Qantas EBA11 claim. Your national trading team has been formed – find out who the members are in our NNT brochure: Qantas EBA11 – Introducing your NNT!.
Our third EBA meeting with Qantas on 30 March 2016 gave your National Bargaining Team (NNT) the opportunity to communicate more detailed claims to the company. More in this bulletin: It`s already « NO » to some of our demands @ Qantas It`s important to attend your local meeting to consider the delegates` recommendation on the claim. We will also provide members with a detailed understanding of the results of the EBA`s investigation, so pay attention to the details. The meeting with Qantas management on March 10, 2016 focused on a detailed explanation of our claims. However, the management offered little more than to return the substance. Read about it in the newsletter: It`s not just about Qantas` credit score. A meeting of the national delegates of the Qantas Group was held on 25 and 26 August 2015. see bulletin: The national meeting of Qantas Group delegates makes plans. The meeting discussed our overall approach to the EBA11 campaign. Our ASU Qantas 11 Corporate Trading Agreement (EBA11) began with the release of our EBA survey in October 2015; see Bulletin 1: Beginning of preparations for Qantas EBA11.
Since our June 6 newsletter, we have had three more meetings with the company, for a total of 11 meetings. Our last meeting was held on July 21, 2016 and we had productive discussions on some topics. Details can be found in the following bulletin: It`s time to talk to Qantas about the EBA 11 negotiations.. .