The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has approved the new Regional Express B737 enterprise agreement (EA).
In accordance with the Fair Work Act, the new EA becomes operative from 1 August 2023 and brings in a range of changes to the working conditions of Rex's B737 pilots, including:
- Higher salaries
- Increased allowances
- Changes to rostering rules
- 9 RDOs (10 from 1 October 2023)
- Permanent employment
- Profit sharing & Rex's share gift scheme
- Productivity payments
The AFAP will soon be looking for interested members to nominate for a position on the Rex Airlines Domestic Pilots' Committee (RADPC) - see clause 62 of the new EA for an explanation of the RADPC.
The new EA stipulates that bargaining for the following EA is to commence by 1 October 2024 (i.e. 9 months prior to your new EA's nominal expiry date).