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  • Join the TWU

    BECOME A MEMBER

    Currently we have 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

    Voting on the StarTrack EA has now opened and close October 31. Make sure your vote counts and vote NO.

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  • GIG ECONOMY SURVEY REVEALS EXPLOITATION OF TRANSPORT WORKERS

    18 June

    Transport and delivery workers in the gig economy are paid less, work more hours unpaid and are less satisfied than other workers, a major survey reveals today. The biggest category for gig economy work was transport at almost 19%. The report states transport workers are “over-represented” in lower income bands of $15-$20 and $20-$30, before taxes and costs. Transport workers spent a weekly average of 5.2 hours working unpaid.

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  • TWU SLAMS FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN’S UBER DECISION; CALLS FOR URGENT LAW CHANGES

    7 June

    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Federal Government to enact urgent legislation to ensure workers in the gig economy are given rights and protections against exploitation, following the Fair Work Ombudsman’s announcement that it will not take action against Uber.

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