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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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  • SAFE RATES IN KOREA

    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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Campaigns

News

  • TWU CALLS FOR CRISIS MEETING OF AVIATION INDUSTRY AFTER EXPOSE ON SAFETY & INJURIES

    21 April

    The Transport Workers’ Union is urgently calling for a meeting of the aviation industry following revelations last night on 7.30 about Aerocare that showed safety at Australian airports is at risk.

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  • Worker Locked In Aircraft Cargo Hold Raises Questions Over Aerocare Safety Record

    20 April

    A former Aerocare worker has told 7.30 that a baggage handling supervisor was accidentally locked in the cargo hold of a plane about to take off from Brisbane airport — but it never reported the incident to safety authorities. It is one of a number of claims by current and ex-workers of the airport handling contractor which raise serious safety concerns about Aerocare's operations. Another former worker at Aerocare said the company had also put passenger health at risk by using the same staff member to clear toilet waste and then, just hours later, refill drinking water on planes.

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Events

  • TWU National Council

    May 2017

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