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    Meet The Press - Interview with Eric Abets and Tony Sheldon

    October 23

    Discussions about the Qantas dispute, the carbon tax, the Fair Work Act, coalition’s asylum seeker policies, are the unions destroying Qantas? And Julia Gillard’s leadership.

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    Survey reveals unsafe conditions

    October 19

    The Transport Workers Union is surveying Mackay truckies in a bid to reduce the road toll.

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    Sterle challenges Truss on safe rates

    October 18

    Labor senator and former truck driver Glenn Sterle has challenged the Opposition’s transport spokesman to a debate after he rubbished a proposed safe rates scheme for the transport industry. 

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    Safe rates team meets as announcement date looms

    October 13

    The Federal Government is close to announcing its position on safe rates, meeting with its advisory group today to finalise its response to a review into trucking pay methods. 

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    Aviation workers in Kuwait suspend strike after deal is reached

    October 08

    Workers at Kuwait Airways have called off strike action after the union representing them reached a tentative agreement with the government. They had been set for industrial action on 10 October over the state-owned company’s refusal to grant them benefits awarded to other public sector workers.

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    Jetstar accused of compromising safety

    September 29

    A former flight attendant has told Lateline he quit his job at Jetstar because of safety concerns. The budget airline maintains it has rigorous safety standards but a clause in the contract for Singapore-based Jetstar crew states they could be forced to work shifts longer than 20 hours.