AVIATION PROFITS NOT TRICKLING DOWN TO WORKERS

August 8, 2019
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Swissport have reported revenues this year of almost $2.5 billion, helped by not giving its workers a fair rate of pay. Swissport said the results were driven by organic volume growth (more work) and its acquisition of Aerocare last year, workers are being forced to struggle on three-hour shifts. Aviation...

TRANSPORT WORKERS NEED MORE PROTECTIONS

July 26, 2019
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Over 1,000 trucking companies – and 136 already in 2019 – have gone bankrupt since the Coalition tore the road safety watchdog in 2016.When so many trucking companies are under serious financial pressure, drivers get pushed to work long hours, speed and skip rest breaks and this means vital maintenance...

SUPER BAD IDEA ANDREW

July 25, 2019
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Another day, another attack on workers by the Federal Coalition. This time Andrew Bragg MP has suggested workers who earn under $50,000 a year should not get superannuation – under this plan some people would never retire. Under Parliamentary rules, Bragg will pocket about $50,000 in superannuation payments in the...