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Unions take Qantas to High Court over JobKeeper “wage theft”

by Ali Coulton

Having lost on appeal in the Federal Court late last year, the unions are now taking their JobKeeper fight against Qantas to the High Court.

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Qantas wins Federal Court appeal for JobKeeper back pay case

The flying kangaroo has just dodged having to pay workers thousands of dollars in back pay in its latest legal stoush against the unions.

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Federal government extends domestic support program for airlines

Deputy PM Michael McCormack has decided to loosen the government’s purse strings and help out Qantas and Virgin a little more.

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Qantas wins appeal over workers’ sick pay

The airline will not be required to pay stood-down workers sick pay, including a man who has been battling cancer and another with heart disease.

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Branson settles for smaller Virgin Australia stake, but is now airline’s second-largest shareholder

by Huntley Mitchell

The charismatic billionaire entrepreneur is back in the headlines. However, this time it’s got nothing to do with him riding around on a luggage carousel with giant sushi.

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WATCH: Transport Workers’ Union stages ‘alternative’ Qantas AGM, complete with fake Alan Joyce

And by fake Alan Joyce, we mean an unidentified man putting on a very thick Irish accent and coming up with any excuse to say “tink” instead of “think”.

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Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah to exit, replacement revealed

Numerous reports of Paul Scurrah’s imminent departure from Virgin Australia have finally been confirmed.

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Qantas workers likely to receive thousands in unpaid wages after airline loses JobKeeper court case

The Flying Kangaroo’s cost-saving targets just became a little harder to hit after this court decision.

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Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE

We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.

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“Private and confidential” document reveals Qantas planned ground crew job cuts 10 years ago

An internal document from 2010 that shows Qantas had planned to outsource its ground handling work by 2020 has been obtained by the media.

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Transport Workers’ Union takes legal action against Qantas over outsourcing of workers

by Christian Fleetwood

Here’s a story about the union doing what it does best: protesting and taking legal action against the big dogs.

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Qantas dismisses call for Joyce’s resignation, after airline flags further job losses

by Christian Fleetwood

It appears one executive sacking was enough for Qantas this week, with the airline standing by its CEO.

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