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Chile: Travel Advisories Update

May 6, 2016 3:51 am

Current Advice Level: ” Exercise normal safety precautions” Due to significant protests affecting travel to and from the island of Chiloé, we advise Australians to take extra caution and follow advice of local authorities in the region of Los Lagos.  Protestors have cut off access to and from the island...

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Irish Rail staff consider strike action

May 1, 2016 1:25 am

Irish Rail workers are to consider strike action as the unions accuse management at Iarnród Éireann of refusing to take pay claims seriously. SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are believed to be seeking pay increases upwards of 25 pc for workers at Irish Rail, and have...

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Vancouver bus drivers vote in favour of strike action

May 1, 2016 1:12 am

Metro Vancouver bus drivers, SeaBus captains and support staff have voted almost unanimously in favour of strike action. The 4,700 employees of the Coast Mountain Bus Company, a TransLink subsidiary, voted 98 per cent in favour of putting pressure on their employer. Voting was held on Thursday at the Italian Cultural Center at 10...

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Travel Advisory Alert : Egypt

April 23, 2016 4:54 am

Current Advice Level: “Reconsider your need to travel” Change Summary: Recent indications suggest that terrorists may seek to target Cairo during Orthodox Easter celebrations. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Egypt.

Hawaiian Airlines Pilots to Vote on Strike Authorization

April 23, 2016 12:18 am

Pilot leaders at Hawaiian Airlines will ask members to give them authority to strike if current negotiations break down and the federal government authorizes a walkout, the Air Line Pilot Association (ALPA) said in a statement. According to ALPA, Hawaiian Airlines members are “fed up with management foot-dragging on a...

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Japan travel advisory issued 

April 16, 2016 5:39 am

A travel advisory for Japan has been issued by the Australian government after a series of earthquakes  has affected the country. Following large earthquakes on 14 and 16 April, the Prefecture of Kumamoto and neighbouring prefectures on the southern island of Kyushu have continued to experience a series of aftershocks....

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