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  • News

    End Split Shifts At Airport

    March 28

    Southern Courier, by Rebecca Franks, 28 Mar 2017
     
    Rostering leaving staff exhausted, out of pocket

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    We Need To Put A Brake On Truckies' Road Toll

    March 27

    Goulburn Post , by Ainsleigh Sheridan, 26 Mar 2017
     
    Last year, 198 people died from 174 fatal crashes involving articulated or heavy rigid trucks on Australian roads.

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    Brisbane Airport Ground Crew Sleep On Site Between Shifts

    March 23

    The Courier-Mail, by Jodie Munro O’Brien, 22 March 2017
     
    Ground crew at Brisbane airport often sleep on site or in their cars between fatigue-inducing split shifts, it has been revealed.

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    Aerocare Disgrace Reveals Systematic Corporate Disregard For Australian Workers

    March 22

    ACTU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 March 2017
     
    Australians are rightly horrified at the extreme working conditions being imposed on Aerocare workers, who play a crucial role at our major airports to ensure the journeys of thousands of travellers are comfortable and smooth every day.

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    Airport Workers Speak Out About Poor Work Conditions

    March 21

    ABC 7.30, by James Thomas, 20 March 2017
     
    Airport workers speak out about poor work conditions, including split shifts forcing workers to sleep at the airport terminal, which they say are threatening the safety of passengers.

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    Airport Staff Sleeping In 'Third World' Conditions Inside Sydney Airport

    March 21

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou & Anna Patty, 21 March 2017
     
    Aviation workers are sleeping on makeshift beds amid squalid conditions in the bowels of Sydney International Airport while they wait for their next shift.