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Unions take Qantas to High Court over alleged misuse of JobKeeper scheme, underpayment of staff – ABC News

Unions are accusing Qantas of not paying staff their rightful wages for public holidays, weekends and overtime they have worked during COVID-19 lockdowns, saying…



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Unions are taking their fight against Qantas and its use of the JobKeeper wage subsidy program to the High Court.
Key points:

  • Unions have accused Qantas of ripping off airline workers during the COVID-19 shutdowns
  • They will apply for special leave to appeal to the High Court
  • Their case was dismissed by the Federal Court in December

They say workers have been ripped off by the airline after working public holidays, weekends and overtime during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU)…

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