27 Mar '12, 2am

Fair Work Australia will decide on outsourcing agenda for all Australians

Tony was speaking today, March 26th, from the offices of Fair Work Australia in Sydney as the first day of substantive hearing (presentation of evidence, witnesses and submissions) commenced in case B2011/3993 Transport Workers' Union of Australia v Qantas and Q Catering. “Today is the first day of full testimony from the Transport Workers Union, representing workers at Qantas and Q Catering. The full bench will hear testimony, in court and in sworn evidence from dozens of Qantas employees, economic experts and senior union delegates testifying as to the conditions at Qantas. Our case will show in detail the agenda from senior management to hollow out an Australian icon, to outsource work currently undertaken by Qantas employees.” “This court will hear testimony from Qantas workers around the country. It will hear of the freeze on skills training for existing Qantas staff ...

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