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Qantas to outsource 2500 more staff – The Australian Financial Review

Nearly 2500 more Qantas jobs are at risk as the airline looks to outsource domestic ground handling operations in a bid to save cash during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Qantas, which reported a near $2 billion loss for the 2020 financial year due to restrictions on travel caused by the pandemic, believes it can save up to $100 million a year by outsourcing work done traditionally by in-house baggage handlers and aircraft cleaners to third party contractors charging lower rates.
The announcement adds to the 6000 employees Qantas is already in the process of sacking during the pandemic, which has crippled airlines around the world by drying up travel demand and …

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