• News

    Recent Events Of The Qatar Airways Campaign

    April 01

    ITF News, 31 March 2016
    As part of the ITF's fight against Qatar Airways' oppressive cabin crew work conditions, our unions are joining forces to support change.

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    TWU Response To Gottliebsen

    March 31

    The Australian, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 31 March
    There is an ultimate irony in the arguments of those opposing the first Order on safe rates by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. Every doomsday scenario put forward as a reason for the Order not to go ahead is sadly already happening.

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    Andreas Lubitz and the Global Pilot Scam Threatening Your Safety

    March 29

    The Daily Beast, by Clive Irving, 24 March 2016
    Airlines in Europe push young pilots to the edge in a desperate struggle to live with huge debts as they fly without any job security. It’s enough to drive some mad, like the Germanwings flier who murdered 149 passengers.

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    While Airport Revenues Soar To $3b, Workers’ Wages Languish

    March 24

    Labor Herald, 23 March 2016
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3b while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

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    Where’s The Money For Transport Really Going?

    March 22

    TWU NEWS, by TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird, 22 March 2016
    Truck stops, distribution centres, airwaves and newspapers have been consumed by talk on the Road Safety Remuneration Order over the past couple of weeks.

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    TWU Intensifies Wage Fight With Jetstar

    March 18

    The Australian, 18 March 2016
    The Transport Workers Union is ramping up its campaign over stalled wage negotiations for Jetstar staff and has set a six-week deadline for members to authorise industrial action against Qantas’s budget carrier.