On Wednesday 06 May 2015 the ALAEA attended the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and after a lengthy conference a positive result was achieved for all Jetstar ALAEA members.
Last week the AEC declared Chris Tamblyn as the newly elected Councillor to replace Mike Watson at Virgin and Bob Toovey elected to fill the vacant Qantas Aligned Regional Airlines position. No candidate stood for the Regional Airlines Councillor.
Members are advised the in relation to the attached representational rights notice/letter to engineers distributed by CHC management by email on 13 February 2015, the following;
On Friday afternoon Qantas issued a notice to all staff offering the ability to apply to have 20th days that are held in your balance to be paid out. The notice explains that the offer is open until March 9th and contains an authority form that needs to be signed including an explanation sheet that confirms that anyone who signs the form understands that the days will be paid only at your base rate (single time).
Members employed by VARA WA are advised the Association will conduct EA mass meetings to discuss the up-coming negotiations as follows;
We recently put a call out to members for more ALAEA Reps. At a meeting of the Federal Executive this week, 9 new members were approved for the role. This notice with Rep contact details has therefore been updated to reflect the changes.