Qantas EBA back-pay on the way by yre19594


									                                                          QF-EBA-7 campaign
Number 19                                                                                           February 10, 2005

Qantas EBA back-pay on the way
The Australian Industrial Relations    20th Day Payout for                       members of the ASU working at
Commission today certified the                                                   Qantas Airways Ltd, Qantas Flight
ASU’s EBA 7 with Qantas which was      Airline Officers Award                    Catering Limited, Qantas Holidays
approved after a vote of staff last                                              Pty Ltd and Qantas Information
week.                                  Clause 40 of the new EBA provides         Technology Pty Limited.
                                       that staff covered by the Airline
Qantas has advised that back-pay       Officers Award (ie not QFIT staff) will   In 25 words or less, tell us how you
under the EBA to 1 July 2004 will be   be invited to voluntarily payout any      are working to live not living to work;
paid on the pay day scheduled for 22   accrued RDOs in excess of 2 days.         name 12 ASU members/delegates
February 2005. All salaries                                                      whose photograph and profile
increased by 3% from 1 July 2004.      The EBA provides that this will occur     appeared on the ASU Working to
                                       in each February during the life of       Live Bulletins during our Qantas
Back-pay is payable on all ordinary    the Agreement.                            EBA 7 campaign, with the number
time and overtime worked from 1                                                  and title of the bulletin they appeared
July 2004.                             Qantas has advised that staff will        on and you could WIN.
                                       receive a letter with an election form
A number of allowances have also       to pay out RDOs in February 2005.         Entry forms are available on the
increased from 1 July 2004 and         Staff will have until late March to       ASU website
adjustments for these allowances       accept a payout on the form     
should also be made. The effected      provided. If you do not respond, no       seba7.html and from ASU Branches
allowances are for Airline Officers    payout will be made.                      and delegates. The full conditions of
Award Staff only and are:                                                        entry are on our website too.

• Social Disability Allowance -        Win $500 – Competition
  $10.82 (per shift)
• First Aid Allowance - $10.82 per
                                       closes soon
                                       The ASU’s Working to Live
• Buddy Training - $10.61 per day                                                               Authorised By
                                       competition closes at 5:00pm on           Linda White, Assistant National Secretary
                                       Thursday, 25 February 2005. The           Australian Services Union • National Office
                                       prize is a $500 Savings Account with      E-mail: • Tel: 03 9342
                                       the Union Super Bank Members
                                       Equity and is open to financial

                           Michaela Moller                        “The best part of the EBA is getting the
                           Qantas Club Agent – Cairns             back-pay – mine is going on home
                           Social Club President
                                                                  renovations. I also want to win the ASU
                           Animal lover
                                                                  Working to Live competition which closes
                           New Age
                           ASU Member                             on the 25 February 2005. $500 would
                                                                  come in handy for a holiday to Bali.”

                                                                Australian Services Union

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