TWU

  • Media Release

    NEW NATIONAL SECRETARY AT TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION

    August 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 August 2018
     
    Michael Kaine has become the new National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union, after Tony Sheldon stepped down to run for the Senate.

  • Media Release

    TWU URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT NEW YORK REGULATION ON RIDE-SHARE APPS

    August 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging the Federal Government to adopt similar New York rules capping the number of rideshare licences and setting pay rates for drivers.

  • News

    Andrews Government to Introduce Mandatory Minimum Rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers

    August 10

    Herald Sun, by Kieran Rooney, 10 August 2018
     
    TIP truck owner-drivers have won a potential windfall of more than $15 an hour on government projects under new minimum rates to be introduced by the Andrews Government.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FOODORA OVER PLAN TO QUIT AUSTRALIA

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018 

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Foodora of ceasing operations in Australia to avoid responsibility for paying its riders millions of dollars in  backpay as a result of wage theft.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS 'WEAK' AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport.

  • News

    VIDEO: The Women Driving Australia

    August 03

    SBS THE FEED, 2 August 2018

    The Transport Workers Union has labelled truck driving ‘Australia’s deadliest job.’ It’s also one of the most male-dominated. There’s a small group of women behind the big rigs making it their mission to breathe new life into the industry they love. Check out their stories here: