The future viability of Qantas and the Australian aviation industry continues to be under threat from the proposed Qantas/Emirates Alliance despite significant conditions placed on the alliance by Australia’s competition watchdog. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).
TWU Media Release, 20 December 2012
Kim Macdonald, West Australian, 4 December 2012
Most of the State’s fly-in, fly-out workforce and thousands of other QantasLink passengers in WA could be stranded after pilots overwhelmingly endorsed unlimited strike action over a pay dispute.
TWU Media Release, 6 December 2012
It’s time for Leigh Clifford and his Old Boys' Club to stop attacking workers and the Australian Way of Life. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia, (TWU).
Major flaws in airline online check-in programs, which delayed hundreds of passengers across Australia last weekend, further reinforce the fact that while technological advances are welcome, they must never come at the expense of proper staffing levels at all airlines flying in Australia. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).
TWU Media Release, 16 November 2012
- 200 Qantas line maintenance jobs cut in Sydney
By Matt O'Sullivan, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 November 2012
- 250 contractors at Avalon in Victoria
- About 50 jobs elsewhere, including Richmond
- 100 new jobs created in Brisbane