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    Testing proves biosolid unsafe

    May 22

    Exclusive tests reveal salmonella and Third World parasites are present in human faeces fertiliser spread on farms, even after it has been treated, leading to calls for foods grown with the substance to be banned from supermarket shelves.

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    Unite and British Airways reach agreement on cabin crew

    May 12

    Commenting on today’s agreement between Unite and British Airways, ITF general secretary David Cockroft said: “This groundbreaking agreement brings an end to the dispute within sight, subject to the approval of the cabin crew.”

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    Budget delivers for transport sector

    May 11

    The Australian Transport Unions Federation (ATUF) welcomed announcements in the federal budget related to regulatory reform and a massive funding boost for transport infrastructure, skills and training.

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    Qantas faces first shot from engineers

    May 10

    Qantas engineers are poised to fire the first shot in what may be an extended industrial battle leading to widespread delays and cancellations.

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    Airport security a 'terrorist disaster waiting to happen'

    May 07

    Airport workers representatives have called for a fundamental overhaul of Australia's aviation security protocols, branding lax standards as a "terrorist disaster waiting to happen".

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    Anti-union "purge" at DHL in South Africa

    May 06

    The ITF has learned that workers and managers at DHL in South Africa are being subjected to intimidation for attempting to join a union.