• News

    Union issues bus fire warning

    February 06

    Seven vehicles in the Cairns Sunbus fleet should be pulled off the roads because they pose a risk of catching fire, a transport union official says.
    Grace Uhr, Cairns Post, 6 February 2013

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    Questions remain over Qantas-Emirates alliance

    February 05

    (Channel 7, NSW, 01 Feb 2013) The alliance between Qantas and Emirates will cost Australian jobs and tie our national security to Middle Eastern interests.

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    Miners warn of third-party legal action to stop strike

    January 29

    Two multinational coal companies have taken the unusual step of threatening legal action against union workers involved in a pay dispute with a different company.

    Anna Patty, Sydney Morning Herald, 29 January 2013

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    Unions demand taxpayer-funded firms buy local

    January 24

    UNIONS are pressing the Gillard government to impose tighter obligations on companies that receive taxpayer handouts, forcing them to "give back to the community" by purchasing more Australian products and services.
    David Crowe and Andrew Burrell, The Australian, 18 January 2013

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    Toll puts Teamsters matter to rest

    January 18

    Toll has struck a deal to improve wages and conditions at its Los Angeles operation, while also settling unfair labour allegations levelled against the company.

    Australasian Transport News

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    International Qantas Members Dig Deep

    January 18

    Last week the TWU reported a great win for our Qantas members at Sydney airport, with the airline required to pay a disability allowance to all members affected by construction projects while at work.

    TWU NSW Media Release, 18 January 2013