Australia’s union movement is demanding the Government increase its efforts to ensure the release Air Pacific junior pilot Sheland Scott, held in a Fijian jail. Scott is held in custody in relation to allegations he breached his contract with the national carrier. However, Australia’s Transport Workers Union suspect that Scott, who is secretary of Fiji’s pilots union, was arrested after documents were made public that indicate Air Pacific hired a US law firm to help the military-backed regime draft its essential services decree, enacted last month, which limits union power and the ability to take strike action. TWU has called

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