Articles for "Month: September 2017"

May 23, 2018
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TWU LEADS AIRPORT PROTEST

Airport workers have protested at Adelaide airport, calling on airports, airlines and Governments to address poor working conditions that are forcing staff to sleep at the airports. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger said protesters were calling for an end to low pay, forced part time...
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May 7, 2018
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JETSTAR CABIN CREW EA UPDATE

After a hard fight, Jetstar Cabin Crew have WON a great agreement that includes: • Retention of existing protections from previous agreements, • 3% pay rises each year, backdated to May 1, 2017, and • Fairer calculations of payments for working on days off. Goes to show what a strong...
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May 3, 2018
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TWU: WILL CHALLENGE SUBSTANDARD AGREEMENT AND RALLY FOR CHANGE

Need more evidence that the rules are broken and badly lop-sided against workers? Aviation services company Aerocare put its latest sub-standard agreement offer to a vote this week that was neither secret or transparent – it was conducted on the company’s internal online system and employees were sent a message...
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April 27, 2018
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WHY THE TWU RECOMMENDS AEROCARE WORKERS VOTE “NO” TO THE NEW AGREEMENT

At 00.01 Friday April 27th another ballot will open for a new agreement at Aerocare.  The TWU is recommending that you vote “No” to the agreement and we want to make sure you know why. Since January 2017, the TWU has tried to have meaningful negotiations with Aerocare to ensure...
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April 26, 2018
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AIRPORT PROFITS SOAR WHILE AEROCARE WORKERS URGED TO VOTE NO

A new ACCC report shows profits by the four main airports has surpassed $2 billion, as airport employees this week face a major attack on their livelihoods. Total profits for Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane airports have risen from $1.8 billion last year, according to the ACCC’s latest annual Airport Monitoring Report. The news...
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April 24, 2018
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AEROCARE DON’T CARE ABOUT WORKERS

ATT: AEROCARE WORKERS. You will be asked to vote on a new agreement later this week that will rip you off by up to $8.50 AN HOUR. It’s your chance to say NO to Aerocare stealing from your pay cheques. Contact us confidentially with any questions or concerns through Facebook...
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