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  • News

    Joyce takes on unions over job security

    March 26

    If you were to believe the nation's trade union leaders, the confrontation between Qantas and the labour movement is not only shaping as this year's biggest workplace dispute, it threatens to escalate into the most serious industrial fight since John Howard took on the maritime union in 1998.

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    $1m to pursue union 'a waste'

    March 24

    The workplace regulator has been accused of wasting more than $1 million in taxpayer funds while prosecuting a union over strike action that was already being pursued by Qantas.

  • News

    Strike threat to holiday flights

    March 24

    Up to 3000 Qantas workers at Brisbane Airport are threatening to walk off the job during the July school holidays if the airline fails to meet their demands in a new enterprise agreement.

  • News

    Qantas overloaded aircraft

    March 23

    An overloaded Qantas Airbus A330 flying from Sydney to Hong Kong was a risk to flight safety, air investigators have found.

  • News

    ACTU support the campaign for job security at Qantas

    March 23

    ACTU leadership publicly declared its support for the campaign by airline unions to have Qantas support contentious "job security" clauses aimed at limiting the use of outside labour.

  • Media Release

    Labor movement called to protect secure employment

    March 22

    Thousands of Qantas employees across ground operations have indicated that job security will be a key point of negotiations with the employer when they start later this year, with the Transport Workers Union calling on all working Australians to get behind the ACTU’s push to end precarious employment.