Australia: Strike at airports Nov. 9, 2015

30
Oct

Australian Border Force workers will walk off the job at all international airports simultaneously for 24 hours on 9 November, potentially stranding thousands of travellers across the country.

The strike is a dramatic escalation of a long-running industrial dispute. In September ABF workers at airports stopped work for two hours at a time in rolling stoppages with only one airport’s operations closed at a time.

The strike on 9 November will be for 24 hours across all of Australia’s airports simultaneously, potentially throwing Australia’s border operations into chaos.

About 90,000 international travellers pass through Australian airports every day.

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/oct/30/australian-border-force-staff-to-strike-at-international-airports-on-9-november