The Australian government has increased pressure on Qantas (QF) and its three unions to settle their long-running and bitter dispute as concerns grow about the impact on the economy (ATW Daily News, Oct. 14). On Friday, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, speaking on ABC Radio, warned the parties that the government would exercise its powers to end the dispute. "Qantas and the relevant unions say they want to negotiate this dispute. Well, I think they should get on and do ...

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