The Australian Services Union (Victorian Private Sector branch) labelled the Qantas decision to shed employees as short sighted and has vowed to fight for every job. ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch Secretary Ingrid Stitt said that the Qantas announcement is devastating for the hard working staff. “It’s outrageous that so many Qantas staff are going…Details
Qantas will axe 5000 jobs, ditch unprofitable routes and retire ageing gas-guzzling planes, in the biggest shake up of its operations since it was floated.
A major union is threatening strike action after Qantas announced it is axing 5000 jobs over three years.
Australian Services Union secretary Ingrid Stitt talks to Neil Mitchell about a “black day”
The Australian Services Union Victorian Private Sector Branch has expressed outrage at the decision by Qantas to close down the Melbourne and Brisbane call centres. The Victorian call centre is based in Camberwell and employs 320 Victorians, and the Brisbane call centre employs 270. ASU Victorian Branch Secretary Ingrid Stitt said this is a short-sighted…Details
A COMPROMISE bill to change the Qantas Sale Act hasn’t left the flying kangaroo jumping for joy and the carrier will keep lobbying for a full repeal of the legislation. Despite claims by Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss that the changes went “some way to easing restrictive ownership provisions on Qantas”, market reaction to the…Details
The Australian Services Union has condemned the decision to axe another 23 jobs from its North Geelong head office, after having made over 250 workers redundant just over a year ago. ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, said that today is a sad and difficult time for the workers and their families who…Details
Target has cut 23 jobs from its head office in the Victorian city of Geelong, just over a year after making more than 250 employees redundant.
The Australian Services Union said Target intended to outsource a number of functions and refused to confirm or deny whether the outsourced jobs would be offshore.Details
ASU Private Sector Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, said Target’s decision to outsource the work was a “slap in the face” for staff who had stuck by the company after last year’s loss job losses.Details
The Australian Services Union has accused Qantas management of driving Australia’s national airline into the ground following a $2.84 billion loss statement announced this morning. ASU Victorian Branch Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, says the current board’s position in support of Alan Joyce’s plans for the airline is untenable, and that Qantas management needs a plan for…Details
Qantas announced a record loss of $2.84 billion for the 2013/14 financial year as it has emerged the airline was losing $89 per second. Australian Services Union secretary Ingrid Stitt said the Qantas loss announced today was concerning. She called for Mr Joyce to be sacked.Details