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Majority of cabin crew will need new jobs if Qantas scraps agreement, according to union survey

New research has revealed the extent of the financial and mental toll on airline workers after two years of stand-downs alongside the airline’s threat to slash their pay almost in half.

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Qantas threatens to slash cabin crew wages by “almost half” in latest union pay row

by Ali Coulton

The national carrier is once again facing condemnation from unions after applying to scrap its long-haul crew contract in an effort to “push through” a new deal.

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Flight attendant loses two teeth after passenger attack, as union calls for more protection

A cabin crew union in the US said incidences of passengers verbally and physically abusing staff has climbed since the pandemic began.

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Flight Centre’s laywers hit back at ex-employees over short break claims

Lawyers representing Flight Centre have responded to allegations that the travel giant underpaid employees and failed to give them adequate breaks, arguing it is not the employer’s job to “stand over” workers.

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OPINION: Why the government must step in and save Australia’s aviation industry

by Michael Kaine

The TWU’s Michael Kaine has penned an urgent message to the government asking them to stop the collapse of Australia’s aviation industry.

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Union accuses Jetstar of blackmail as ground crew accept enterprise agreement

Jetstar workers have voted to accept an enterprise agreement, ending months of industrial action during peak travel periods.

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Jetstar slams union demands as “unsustainable” as it prepares for more strikes

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar has labelled wage claims from unions “unsustainable and “inconsistent”, as the airline cuts 10 per cent of its January flights to minimise disruptions.

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Jetstar ground crew to strike over unfair pay and safety concerns, says union boss

The Jetstar strikes saga continues, with ground crew and baggage handlers announcing they will walk off the job on Friday.

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Jetstar facing possible Christmas disruptions as pilots demand pay hike

Jetstar pilots are threatening industrial action over the silly season due to a breakdown of enterprise agreement negotiations.

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Qantas nixes staff volunteer problem after union outcry

The airline said the program will now only include 50 senior managers and executives after being accused of “grinch behaviour”.

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British Airways crew strikes continue

Travel Weekly staff held a strike over lack of roasted almonds and champagne once, but were only given unsalted peanuts and Passion Pop in return.

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Tensions mount in Jetstar-union talks

by AAP

Negotiations have soured between Jetstar and its ground crews with a union claiming the airline has threatened to ground its entire fleet.

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