• Media Release

    Qantas should rule out extra charges

    January 18

    Qantas and Jetstar passengers in Australia should not have to pay for the printing of tickets at airports following a Spanish court’s ruling that Ryanair can't charge $40 for the printing of tickets.

  • Media Release

    Port Strategy a vital step forward

    January 17

    The Transport Union Federation (MUA, TWU, RTBU) today welcomed the Gillard Government's National Port Strategy and said it will provide the framework and the vital direction Australia's Ports have long been crying out for. Together with the Government's proposed shipping reform, the successful adoption of the strategy will herald a new era for Australian ports and shipping

  • News

    Fedex workers in Germany won a collective bargaining agreement last month after two rounds of strike action reaped rewards.

    January 15

    The ITF-affiliated German union Ver.di, which represents the workers, reached the agreement with the company during the fifth set of negotiations on 17 December. Union members had twice taken strike action to fight for a fair deal for Fedex workers.

  • Media Release

    Qantas must improve airport security

    December 23

    Airport employees have called on Qantas to immediately put an end to outsourcing at the airport and improve security to ensure all people entering the secure area of the airport are appropriately screened.

  • News

    Whistleblower Jetstar pilot gets job back

    December 21

    Jetstar has agreed to reinstate whistleblower pilot Joe Eakins, who was sacked last month after airing his concerns about falling safety standards.

  • Media Release

    TWU v Post Logistics Australasia Pty Ltd [2010] NSW IRC 177

    December 20

    The above decision is a judgment of the Full Bench of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales concerning an appeal brought by the Transport Worker Union of New South Wales against a decision of Commissioner Connor.