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Ground handlers at Qantas fear the company is planning a bigger industrial campaign than Patricks Stevedores launched against its workforce in the waterfront dispute of the mid-1990s.
Today, the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) will officially join the Australian Aviation Union Federation (AUF), giving pilots a voice through the largest representative aviation body in country.
After talking down Qantas international for over a year, Qantas has today realized its grand plan to destroy the Qantas brand and replace it with aircraft and business partnerships that will kill at least 1000 Australian jobs.
Ground workers at Australia’s airports want CASA and other government agencies to put in place improvements in safety and security for baggage handlers and other employees and contractors as Tiger Airways announces its return to the skies.
In a new wages deal that will set a benchmark for transport workers across road transport and distribution, the TWU has negotiated a four per cent per annum pay rise with increased superannuation and job security with transport giant Linfox.
Qantas delegates and workplace representatives in ground handling services have voted for a protected action ballot after Qantas management knocked back key claims in the latest negotiations over the workplace agreement.