• Media Release

    Qantas Claims need investigation and public report back - 35,000 employees owed an apology by Qantas

    October 05

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today condemned reports of alleged threats to Qantas management and urged authorities to fully investigate the matter and make public the outcome of those investigations.

  • Media Release

    Staff vote for safe skies and Australian jobs

    October 03

    Qantas staff across the company’s freight, cabin cleaning, catering, and ground crew operations have voted to take further protected industrial action this Friday from 1600 to 1800 (nationally, local times).

  • Media Release

    Qantas must act to rebuild trust with employees

    September 30

    Qantas members of the Transport Workers Union of Australia today voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking further industrial action in pursuit of securing job security and a fair pay deal from Qantas.  

  • News

    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. 

  • News

    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.

  • News

    '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.