TWU CRITICISES QANTAS BONUS FOR WORKERS

August 24, 2018
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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...

AEROCARE SEEKING SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AIRPORT EMPLOYEES

July 25, 2018
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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...

TWU LEADS AIRPORT PROTEST

May 23, 2018
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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...