FWA decision highlights futility and destructiveness of Joyce's industrial war
Today's determination, handed down by Fair Work Australia, on the industrial dispute between Qantas pilots and management, shows how futile CEO Alan Joyce's strategy of all-out industrial war has been for the airline and the national interest, with FWA rejecting management's argument that the enterprise agreement was outdated and allowing negotiations for a new agreement to begin as early as next year. Read more in the Media Room.
AIPA leadership team re-elected after tumultuous term
The leadership team that guided the Australian and International Pilots Association through its first industrial campaign since 1966 has been re-elected for another two-year term.
AIPA President Captain Barry Jackson along with AIPA Vice Presidents Captain Richard Woodward, Captain Brad Hodson and Captain David Backhouse were this week returned for another term at the helm of the Association.
Qantas management must face stern questions over historic loss
"Obviously Qantas faces a challenging set of circumstances that have contributed to this year's disappointing financial result. However there is no denying that this airline could be doing much, much better if it had enjoyed good management over recent years,” AIPA President Captain Barry Jackson said. See Media Room for more
In the National Interest
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