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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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