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Have your say about the future of Aussie Aviation


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While aviation industry employers demand Government assistance to run their businesses, the wage level and working conditions of those who keep the industry flying are being ignored.

By working together, Australian aviation workers can ensure that the Australian avation industry remains strong, safe and secure.


  • While Airport Revenues Soar To $3b, Workers’ Wages Languish

    March 24


    Labor Herald, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3b while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

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  • TWU Demands Quality Jobs For Employees As Airport Revenues Soar To $3 Billion

    March 23


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3 billion while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

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  • Government Does Deal With Qatar Airways Despite Employee Abuses

    March 16


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today demanded the Government respond to concerns over abuse of employees at Qatar Airways after the airline was given access to domestic Australian airspace.

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  • Qatar Rights Record Not Acceptable

    March 08


    AFR, 7 March 2016
     
    Qatar Airways has a track record of abuse of its employees ("An audience with Qatar Airways' Al Baker", March 4). It keeps staff under constant surveillance and sacks them for minor offences, such as using too much hair gel, wearing their hat wrongly or having a tattoo. The airline is entirely owned by the Qatari government which criminalises homosexuals. When confronted over these issues while in Australia, chief executive Akbar Al Baker insisted that Qatar is a "very modern" country where there are "lady drivers".  It is not acceptable that Australia turns a blind eye to rights violations. Because clearly, as Qatar Airways flights just began into Sydney this week, these violations are now happening here.
     
    Tony Sheldon
    Transport Workers Union
    Sydney, NSW

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  • TWU Protests Employee Abuses At Qatar Airways As Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 04


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 March 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union has held a protest in Sydney over Qatar Airways’ abuse of employees as the airline began its first flights to Sydney. 
     

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