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The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today notified Qantas management that Qantas employees will stop work at Sydney, Canberra and Cairns airports next Wednesday.
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has today advised Qantas of the resumption of industrial action at Brisbane and Melbourne next Tuesday, 25 October, 2011 as Qantas management digs in its heels in rejecting job security requests by its ground crew and catering staff.
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today confirmed that Qantas ground crews would participate in work stoppages at all major airports tomorrow following further inaction by Qantas to resolve staff requests for job security clauses over the life of the next Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA).
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today called for a formal update from Qantas on progress with investigations into alleged threats against company personnel. The union has also flagged a serious double-standard when it comes to dealing with threats and acts of violence.
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has called off tomorrow's planned two hour stoppage at airports across the country. The stoppage was planned for late afternoon.
On the day Qantas courted the media and smeared its Australian employees with anonymous allegations, the Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has expressed its grave concern about the arbitrary detention by Fiji Police of the Secretary of the Fiji Airline Pilots' Association, Mr Shalend Scott.