Articles for "Month: September 2018"

October 8, 2018
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SHOCK FINDINGS: TWU CABIN CREW SEXUAL HARASSMENT SURVEY

A survey of airline cabin crew shows 65% of respondents have experienced sexual harassment, with one in five crew reporting more than 10 incidents of sexual harassment. Four out of five cabin crew experienced sexual harassment from co-workers while three out of five experienced it from passengers. Reports include serious...
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October 2, 2018
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AVIATION WORKERS PROTEST POOR PAY & CONDITIONS

The TWU held protests across Australia today as part of a global day of action being taken by aviation workers enduring poverty wages, poor conditions, increased casualisation and high turnover. Protesters also demanded an end to forced part-time hours that see workers rostered to work as few as three hours...
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September 27, 2018
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GLOBAL AVIATION PROTESTS TUESDAY

Aviation workers will protest poor pay and conditions next week as a report shows low standards are impacting on aviation safety and security. We must #ChangeTheRules. Protests are taking place across Australia as part of a global day of action by airport workers. Fire up and force change! Protesters will demand...
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September 18, 2018
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QANTAS BOGUS BONUS PROTEST

Morally-bankrupt Qantas loves the big stick. CEO Allan Joyce pockets $25mill a year, the company reported $1.6bill profits. But it still wants to continue to disrespect workers by threatening to strip bonuses for ‘harming’ the company. En masse, not individually. ‪Like aged care companies, rich airlines most important KPI is...
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August 30, 2018
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SIGN THE PETITION NOW FOR QANTAS BONUS

Qantas company’s executives are getting their bonuses now – but they are trying to make you wait for yours. Send your message to the Qantas board that it is not good enough – It’s only fair that you are paid the bonus promised to you – and paid it NOW....
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August 28, 2018
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QANTAS WORKER BONUS ONLY GOOD FOR COMPANY

Qantas workers are definitely NOT jumping for Joyce at this shakedown. The airline has (once again) slapped them in the face after announcing worker ‘bonuses’ will only be paid once its first post-wage freeze EA’s are settled. The bonuses were announced along with a record $1.6billion company profit last week...
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August 24, 2018
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TWU CRITICISES QANTAS BONUS FOR WORKERS

The TWU has criticised a Qantas bonus which many workers won’t receive at all while others won’t receive for years. The union highlighted record profits in the aviation industry while workers struggle with part time hours and low rates. TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine said: “This is a joke. Qantas...
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July 25, 2018
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AEROCARE SEEKING SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AIRPORT EMPLOYEES

The TWU is warning that flying in Australia will become less safe if a company wins federal court approval for split shifts for airport workers. The court case taken by Aerocare, recently bought out by Swissport, opened yesterday and follows an exposé of staff on split shifts forced to sleep at...
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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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