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The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s confirmation of claims by the workforce that only permanent staff were properly background checked for security concerns.
Transport workers at our national airports have called for an immediate upgrade in security at all airports, including the screening of every member of staff to go into secure airside areas, to ensure safety.
The Transport Workers Union has called on the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission to investigate Qantas announcement of a massive fuel-related price increase on tickets.
Qantas/Jetstar employees have called on CEO to give surety and security to the ongoing employment of thousands of hard-working employees across Australia, after the head of Qantas outlined future plans for the flying kangaroo included destroying Australian jobs under the guise of flexibility.
Transport Workers want protections applied to any action taken to improve carbon emission outputs from transport in order to protect jobs and promote safety in an industry set to double in size over the next decade.
Truck drivers have called on the Federal Government to provide full cost recovery from clients for all drivers if a price on carbon causes costs to increase in the transport sector.