TWU

  • Media Release

    WORLD FIRST AS 1,700 FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS GET $2.3MILLION PAY-OUT; BUT FOODORA GETS AWAY WITH $5.5 MILLION WAGE THEFT

    May 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 May 2019
     
    Food delivery riders in Australia have achieved a world first with almost 1,700 riders to receive back-pay from today totalling nearly $2.3 million, after Foodora was forced to admit it was underpaying their wages and refusing them superannuation.

  • Media Release

    NATIONWIDE PROTEST ACTION AGAINST UBER

    May 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 May 2019
     
    Rideshare drivers and delivery riders will together with the TWU take part in global protest action today to demand fairness and safety for Uber workers, ahead of the imminent public sale of the billion-dollar backed company. Drivers and riders in Australia will deliver letters to Uber offices with a list of claims on the rideshare giant. Strikes and protests are also taking place across the US, UK, France, Brazil, Nigeria and Chile.

  • News

    Victorian government inquiry to look into on-demand workforce

    May 08


  • News

    CLASS ACTION AGAINST UBER RAISES QUESTIONS OVER IPO

    May 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 May 2019
     
    A class action by taxi drivers against Uber is raising serious questions over the imminent public sale of the billion-dollar backed company as a risk factor for investors, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS & GIG WORKERS

    May 02

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 1 May 2019
     
    The TWU welcomes proposed legislative changes that will make Victorian roads safer by ensuing thousands of owner drivers, forestry contractors and on-demand workers are paid a living wage.

  • Media Release

    10 TRUCKIES KILLED IN 5 WEEKS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IGNORES AUSTRALIA’S DEADLIEST JOB

    May 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 May 2019
     
    A horrific spate of truck crashes has claimed the lives of 10 drivers in just five weeks, as the Federal Government continues to refuse to put in place safety regulation to keep truckies safe at work.