TWU

  • News

    Who Represents The Drivers?

    February 17

    Big Rigs, by Richard Olsen, TWU NSW State Secretary, 16 February 2017
     
    We are in a unique political age, an age where the political marketing is "jobs and growth".

  • News

    Vile High Club: Why Is Sexism So Prevalent At 40,000ft?

    February 16

    The Guardian, by Laura Bates, 16 February 2017
     
    The fact that air travel is associated with glamour and excitement is no excuse for treating female cabin crew like sexualised props

  • Video

    7 News Cairns: Bus Drivers Protest for Fair Pay

    February 15

    (7 News Cairns, 14 Feb 2017) Bus drivers have protested outside the Cairns Translink office during another day of industrial action. The Transport Workers Union is pushing for Translink to provide more funding to Sunbus so Cairns drivers can be paid the same wages as their regional counterparts.

  • News

    Transport Workers Union Calls For Fair Go For Bus Drivers

    February 08

    Stirling Times, by Kate Leaver, 8 February 2017
     
    Abuse and harassment is an “everyday occurrence” for Perth bus drivers, according to the Transport Workers Union (TWU), which is calling for more safety regulation ahead of the March State Election.

  • News

    We Must Get Up To Speed On Road Safety

    February 08

    The Huffington Post, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Tourism and Cities, 8 February 2017
     
    It's a mistake to allow politics to compromise road safety, particularly when our road toll is rising after years of decline.

  • Media Release

    Transport Employer Groups In Denial About Rate & Safety Problems Drivers Face

    February 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 February 2017

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised transport employer lobby groups NatRoad, ATA and Sarta for their opposition to improvements in rates and safety for drivers.