PALEA decries PAL’s harassment of protest camp (PALEA)

The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) decried the management of Philippine Airlines (PAL) for its continuing harassment of the protest camp outside the In-Flight Center (IFC) along MIA Road.

October 30, 2011

Write to Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas

People planning to travel and thousands of Qantas employees and their families are being held hostage by Alan Joyce’s decision to shut Qantas down.

QANTAS ACTIONS A NATIONAL DISGRACE – Qantas Strategy Called “Project Other” (Statement by Tony Sheldon-TWU Australia)

At last night’s hearing before Fair Work Australia, a squadron of twenty-five (25) high paid legal advisers seemed abundantly prepared to deal with all possible legal and industrial contingencies.

Cabin crew strike forces Air France to cancel 200 flights (AFP)

Air France cancelled 20 percent of its scheduled flights Saturday due to a strike by cabin crew expected to last five days, including a major national holiday.
Some 200 out of 1,000 scheduled flights were cancelled, a company spokeswoman told AFP, after two of three unions representing flight attendants called the action to protest plans to reduce the number of crew on each flight.

October 29, 2011

ITF GLOBAL PRESS RELEASE: Global union supports Qantas workers

The four million-strong International Transport Workers’ Federation has promised solid support for locked out Qantas workers globally and roundly criticised the airline’s management.

Transport union puts its case on Qantas (The Sydney Morning Herald-Australia)

Qantas employees have a pretty good idea of what “the Spirit of Australia” means. Many of them have worked in support of it for a long time. It’s the “New Spirit of Australia” that has them and many others worried.

URGENT: Qantas grounds entire worldwide fleet (The Guardian-UK)

Australian airline cancels all flights over protracted industrial dispute that will affect thousands of passengers across the world

The international solidarity for PALEA

The international solidarity for PALEA was covered by the mainstream media here and Philippine Airlines had to reply that such support has no effect on them.

October 28, 2011