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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. 

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    Qantas will lock us out: striking workers

    September 28

    A union says it is expecting Qantas to lock workers out ahead of planned strike action, potentially causing major delays.

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    'Extreme capitalism' - Dick Smith slams Coles boss

    September 27

    Coles boss Ian McLeod is destroying the livelihoods of Australian farmers and wiping them out with a "new form of extreme capitalism", entrepreneur Dick Smith says.

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    IATA Raised Its 2011 Profit Expectation

    September 20

    The International Air Transport Association has upgraded its profit forecast for this calendar year by more than 70 per cent to $US6.9bn, after the global economic gloom failed to stop people from flying.

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    TWU targets Warren Truss over safe rates claims

    September 09

    Nationals leader Warren Truss’s criticism of safe rates has drawn the ire of the union movement amid contested accusations the Australian Trucking Association is briefing the political veteran to oppose the reforms. 

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    71 per cent, $2m pay hike for Qantas boss

    September 08

    The dark arts of accounting standards have awarded Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce a pay rise and a pay cut in the same year.