QANTAS: Joint Union Statement

Meetings with QANTAS CEO and executive team. Following the decision last week by QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce to sack 5000 workers, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and your Union called a crisis meeting with Mr Joyce and his management team to find out why they are pursuing a strategy of savage job cuts that…

R&D overlooked by Productivity Commission

Professionals Australia tells Productivity Commission its Automotive Manufacturing inquiry was insufficient, and did not investigate the research and design potential of the industry. Professionals Australia has hit out at the Productivity Commission for ignoring the research, design and innovation capabilities of automotive engineers in Australia.  In 2013, in response to the announced closures of Holden…

Advocating for professional engineers at QANTAS

QANTAS has announced that it will cut $2 billion across its business. Professionals Australia will work closely with the airline to ensure the voices of professional engineers are heard. This announcement certainly is sad news for professional engineers, for the broader employee community and the airline's customers. While this announcement has been expected, it is…

Engineers Keep Our Roads Safe – NSW Campaign

Professional engineer members at the NSW Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) are facing a threat to their professional standing and conditions of employment. Show Your Support and Sign Our Petition.   After large-scale job cuts and the ongoing de-engineering of positions, RMS has made an aggressive push in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission to abolish…