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    Currently we have 90,000 members throughout Australia in the transport industry. These women and men work in aviation, oil, waste management, gas, road transport, passenger vehicles and freight logistics. We represent employees of companies including Toll, Linfox, TNT, CEVA, Booths, Asciano, K & S, Startrack, Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and many, many more. Contact your state branch to become a member of TWU.

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    Korean prosecutors have asked for five years jail for KPTU Vice President Cho Sung-deok just for standing up for working rights. Eight members have been jailed already. Show your support for union members in Korea and sign the petition!

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  • Brisbane Airport Ground Crew Sleep On Site Between Shifts

    23 March

    Ground crew at Brisbane airport often sleep on site or in their cars between fatigue-inducing split shifts, it has been revealed. The allegations have come to light following some Sydney airport ground staff telling the ABC’s 7.30pm program Monday night, that, due to split shifts and low pay, they slept inside the airport near luggage carousels for hours as it was too expensive or they were too tired to drive home between shifts.

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  • Aerocare Disgrace Reveals Systematic Corporate Disregard For Australian Workers

    22 March

    Australians are rightly horrified at the extreme working conditions being imposed on Aerocare workers, who play a crucial role at our major airports to ensure the journeys of thousands of travellers are comfortable and smooth every day. The revelations aired on ABC’s 7.30 program last night are shocking, and come as a reminder of the struggle faced by too many Australian workers to maintain good wages and decent working conditions. (ACTU Media Release)

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    May 2017

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