What We Do

Pensions

Our involvement with the AA staff pension schemes is extensive and well-established. We pride ourselves on our detailed understanding and positive impact on this element of AA employee benefits. Find out more about what we do in this area.

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Pay

As the sole recognised trade union, the IDU handles the annual pay negotiations between the AA and its staff each and every year. This area of our work is inextricably linked to our members input. Find out more about what we do in this area, and how you can get involved.

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Policy & Procedure

As the sole recognized trade union, we are also consulted on the detail of the policies and procedures applied to AA staff. We also ensure they are applied correctly.

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Contract Changes

Broadly speaking, the AA tends to make contractual changes to specific groups of employees at once. This actually provides us with a strong foundation, as the recognised trade union, to influence the final outcome of any proposed contractual changes.

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Settlement Agreements

A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract between an employer and an employee that is used to facilitate the termination of the employment relationship. As the recognised trade union for the AA, the IDU handles settlement agreements for both members and non-members.

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Workplace Representation

As the recognised trade union for the AA, the IDU are involved in the detail of the AA’s policy and procedures, and are best position to ensure they are applied correctly. Support of this nature is usually provided by the representatives from within your local branch.

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Redundancy & Organisation Restructure

Over the years, the AA, along with countless other public and private sector organisations – has undergone numerous changes. These changes usually motivated by cost saving initiatives, invariably result in restructure and job losses. Redundancy is an unpleasant process for all involved…

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