Qantas Airlines: Moving jobs offshore ‘inevitable’

The Federal Government in Australia says a decision by Qantas, the flag airline of the nation, to send more of it’s maintenance jobs offshore was ‘inevitable’. The decision alludes to the very high cost of unionized Australian labor, but sends a warning that outsourcing these jobs to lower-wage and less professional maintenance workers in Asia may soon put the airlines enviable safety record in jeopardy.

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  • dougdiggler

    Hit Qantas with a special tax for subverting the price of labor!

  • Rogoraeck

    Memo to Qantas CEO.
    Do you remember Ansett Airline????