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Qantas to Cut 15 Percent of its Workforce, Wants Government Aid

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Qantas Airways Ltd is axing 15 percent of its workforce, slashing spending and selling gas-guzzling older planes after stiff competition at home and overseas pushed the Australian flag carrier deep into the red in the first half. …

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Qantas Job Losses to be Revealed Thursday

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Qantas workers are set to find out how many of them will lose their jobs when Qantas announces a half year loss, even as the federal government is drafting changes to the Qantas Sale Act that would allow it to be majority foreign-owned. …

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Qantas to Send 300 Jobs Offshore Instead of Brisbane, Unions Angered

| January 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

QANTAS has chosen to send more than 300 maintenance jobs offshore rather than move them to Brisbane. …

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Bombardier to Lay Off 1,700 Workers Due to Tough Market, CSeries Jet Delays

| January 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Bombardier plans 1,700 layoffs from its aerospace division as it deals with at tough market and delays in its much-touted CSeries single-aisle plane. …

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Boeing Issues Statement on Machinists Contract Vote

| January 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

Boeing’s contract extension offer was approved today by members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 (IAM). Under the terms of the eight-year contract extension, the 777X and its composite wing will be built in the Puget Sound area by Boeing employees represented by the IAM. This work includes fuselage build, […]

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BREAKING: Boeing Machinists Union Narrowly Vote YES on Contract to Build 777X Jet in Washington

| January 4, 2014 | 6 Comments

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers voted narrowly to accept a contract proposal to build Boeing’s newest jet, the 777X, at Boeing’s plant in Washington State. …

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United Airlines Mechanics Escalate Actions For Joint Agreement At 12 U.S. Airports

| November 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Today, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union escalated their actions to pressure the company to live up to its promises by hand-billing UAL customers inside and outside 12 major airports around the country. UAL mechanics are informing the public that they may be forced to strike if the company refuses […]

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Airline Employment Down from a Year Ago

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

May 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 2.1 Percent from May 2012

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Airport Workers And Community Protest New JFK Billion Dollar Terminal

| May 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Airlines and terminal operators including JFK International Air Terminal, which owns and operates Terminal 4, broke promises to create good jobs at the John F. Kennedy International Airport while getting nearly $3 billion for terminal expansions and improvements since 2002, airport service workers and Southeast Queens residents charged at a raucous JFK rally on Friday. […]

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Air Canada Agrees to New Pension Fund Arrangement for its Employees

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Air Canada and the Government of Canada have agreed to an extension of Air Canada’s pension funding arrangements to January 30, 2021. After lengthy negotiations the initial Air Canada proposal was strengthened with additional required solvency payments, a shortened term and specific new conditions that will ensure that all employees and executives of Air Canada are […]

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