Recently the ALAEA was sent an information pack issued by management regarding the registration of your personal mobile phone to access various Qantas Group computer systems. The ALAEA strongly recommends that you do not under any circumstances permit Jetstar access to information on your mobile phone. Two Qantas Group employees have recently been sacked based on information the company has obtained from portable mobile devices. The company pay no regard to their own privacy policies and will actively track your movements and claim to have rights to confiscate your phone under the guise of an “investigation”. Within the pack are the following words
The ALAEA is aware of the fact that many of its members within Qantas utilise their personal mobile phones for work purposes. However, given a recent incident that occurred in Melbourne during March the ALAEA is strongly recommending that members change this practice.