• Media Release

    Frustration at Qantas Management Growing

    September 26

    Members of the Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) will stop work for one hour at 8am this Friday, September 30 at all major airports. The stoppage is in accordance with protected industrial ballots conducted among baggage handlers, presentation and catering staff taken over the last month, which over 95 per cent of TWU members voted in favor of.

  • Media Release

    TWU seeks good faith Qantas talks

    September 21

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has called on Qantas management to adopt a constructive approach to future enterprise bargaining negotiations to avoid a repeat of yesterday’s industrial action at airports across Australia.

  • Media Release

    The 4am Door Knock to Qantas Employees

    September 20

    Welcome to the new Spirit of Australia.

  • News

    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.

  • Media Release

    Is Qantas waiting for return of WorkChoices?

    September 19

    The Transport Workers Union expressed its regret that the travelling public will experience airport delays early tomorrow (Tuesday, September 20) as a result of Qantas’ efforts to frustrate efforts to agree to a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA).

  • Media Release

    Qantas Lack of Good Faith the Key to EBA Breakdown

    September 15

    The Transport Workers Union today said months of frustration caused by aggressive new Qantas management strategies were behind its members’ decision to take industrial action next week.