Qantas staff at Sydney Airport have threatened to walk out in the middle of the busy holiday season


(TVLW) – The Transport Workers Union says work teams have been cut from six people to five, which increases the risk of serious arm and back injuries.

A spokesman told the ABC that some workers do not report their injuries because they fear being moved to an inferior job.

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The union says industrial action against the airline could happen as early as January, affecting the holiday travel plans of thousands of people.