Maintenance jobs among 500 lost as Qantas tightens its belt

11/9/2012 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Two hundred line maintenance jobs are among 500 positions lost overall as Australia's Qantas cuts costs. Qantas eliminated 422 jobs in August when it shut down its maintenance base at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport. The engineers' union says the latest round of cuts will jeopardize safety, an assertion denied by the airline.

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