Jetstar: TWU to take industrial action on 19-Feb-2020

13 February, 2020

Jetstar Airways announced (14-Feb-2020) ground handlers represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) plan to take further protected industrial action on 19-Feb-2020, including rolling two hour work stoppages over 24 hours. The strike will involve more than 250 workers at airports in Adelaide, Avalon, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne and Sydney. Jetstar has presented a package to the TWU that includes a 3% p/a pay increase, one year's worth of back pay and other benefits related to rosters. The airline stated the TWU's current list of claims equates to a 12% increase in costs, including a 6% wages and superannuation increase. [more - original PR - Jetstar] [more - original PR - TWU]