TWU

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    Workers in Germany vote for action at low cost airline

    July 01

    Deadlocked negotiations at a low cost airline have prompted unionists in Germany to vote in favour of strike action.

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    More than 1000 Queensland meatworks jobs in limbo

    June 29

    More than 1000 jobs will be lost indefinitely when a south-east Queensland meatworks suspends operations on Friday.

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    Senator who ended TWU wars bows out

    June 23

    Retiring Senator Steve Hutchins has been lauded for improving the lot of truck drivers and for bringing the “warring” tribes of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) together.

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    Pull the finger out

    June 23

    The union movement says it is time the Federal Government pulled the trigger on safe rates, as a Labor backbencher calls for the reforms to be introduced urgently.

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    Qantas' future: Just what are the answers for the mystery pudding?

    June 23

    The commentary Qantas CEO Alan Joyce gave yesterday concerning the restructuring of its international services means August 24, when all is revealed, will be a flag-lowering day, a bloody day, with the loss of experienced pilot jobs and a retreat from poorly performing routes after what he promised would be a review made with “ruthless but honest” eyes.

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    Crime rife in our ports

    June 17

    A parliamentary committee is urging a massive overhaul of airport and marine port security to fight the rise of crime networks in Australia.