• Media Release

    Employees question cabin crew redundancies

    June 03

    Qantas employees are questioning the motives of management after the airline announced yesterday it would be offering redundancies to 7000 cabin crew across the groups operations.

  • Media Release

    IR Minister backs TWU members fight

    June 02

    A dozen TWU members doing waste removal in Sydney’s west have stared down big business, including the Australian Mining and Minerals Association, The Australian Industry Group and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and won during a case before Fair Work Australia.

  • Media Release

    Cabin crew ratio must stay

    May 25

    The Australian Aviation Unions Federation will front the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications’ ‘Inquiry into ratio of cabin crew members on aircraft’ today calling on safety to be put in front of short- term management, bonus-induced cost cutting.

  • Media Release

    Airport terror threat, workers want answers

    May 18

    The Transport Workers Union has called for an immediate upgrade in security at all airports following today’s extremist threats at Melbourne airports where Jetstar and Qantas operate.

  • Media Release

    “Qantas Asia” is wrong, we need to save our airline

    May 13

    Employees and shareholders will question the actions of Qantas management this morning after revelations the company was looking to start a “Qantas Asia” brand out of Malaysia in order to continue the off-shoring of Australian jobs.

  • Media Release

    Airline unions slam companies over lax security while TWU threatens strike action

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union has threatened strike action at Qantas over security and safety concerns after the airline cancelled negotiation talks today with workplace committees when management were called to a meeting with the aviation safety regulator, CASA.