Virgin Australia personnel questioned to settle for fork out freeze, but promised their positions will never be outsourced
About 6,000 staff at Virgin Australia will be questioned to vote on a new office business agreement that would see their spend frozen for 18 months to two a long time as the airline struggles to recuperate from the coronavirus pandemic.
But personnel have been promised that none of their roles will be outsourced in the meantime, like they have been at rival airline Qantas.
Qantas this week confirmed it would be outsourcing extra than 2000 floor employees roles owing to an expected $10 billion hit to its earnings.
The unions said Virgin Australia’s shift to retain roles in-residence rather than outsource them to 3rd functions could give the airline a aggressive benefit versus its more substantial rival, after they and the airline’s new operator Bain Cash agreed to the in-basic principle enterprise agreement deal.
Virgin’s 6,000 workers will, in the coming weeks, have their vote on the proposed