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    BECOME A MEMBER

    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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  • StarTrack EA Negotiation

    We Need to Prepare to Fight

    Members at StarTrack have remained united in the face of increasing opposition from management who are persisting on undermining conditions and wage increases.

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  • TWU PROTESTS ALDI’S CUT-RATE CONTRACTS PUTTING MOTORISTS AT RISK

    13 October

    Global supermarket giant Aldi is successful because it undercuts the competition. But the cheap groceries would not be possible without Aldi’s low-cost wages. Aldi’s low-cost contracts have created so much chaos and pain for workers that many of Aldi’s truck drivers and their supporters descended on Aldi’s Franklin St store this morning to deliver a message that the company must stop putting the squeeze on workers and ensure safe working practices down its supply chain. Similar protests were held in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth on a TWU National Day of Action against Aldi.

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  • TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION STATEMENT REGARDING MURRAY GOULBURN JOB LOSSES

    11 October

    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is aware of a Murray Goulburn Co-operative Limited announcement that it intends to terminate up to 60 tanker operator roles in regional Victoria. The TWU, which represents a large percentage of Murray Goulburn tanker drivers, is awaiting official confirmation of this decision from the company, including finer details in regards to what specific driving positions will be removed, what support roles might be impacted and when these losses will occur. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Secretary John Berger said the union will work with the company to secure the best possible outcome for not only those members directly affected by this decision but all members across the Murray Goulburn group. “The TWU will ensure these workers, some of whom have been with the union and the company for decades, are cared for appropriately and receive the best possible outcome from a very bad situation,” Mr Berger said.

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