Qantas engineers are launching targeted strikes in response to an impasse in contract negotiations, although the engineers’ union is encouraging off-duty members to offer to work overtime during the strikes. Two-hour rolling work stoppages will begin in Melbourne on July 4, during school holidays in Australia. The Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA) has told its members to expect more such strikes over the next few weeks if talks with the airline do not progress. ...


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