Low-wages, contract flipping, unpredictable hours, multiple part-time jobs to make ends meet, and facing the wrath of unhappy passengers are just a few of the challenges faced by thousands of air transport workers.

These challenges are wreaking havoc across the industry causing a worker attraction and retention crisis that industry and government refuse to properly address. The truth is the industry has created this mess by ignoring their workforce.

Government and airport authorities need to do more to address issues around worker attraction and retention, improving job quality and increasing the number of workers who chose to stay in the industry to perform the essential work required.

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