TWU

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION WARNS OF INDUSTRIAL CHAOS IN FIGHT FOR FAIR AND SAFE JOBS

    May 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will today warn of widespread industrial action next year as the union steps up its fight for better, safer jobs and accountability among powerful, wealthy companies at the top of the supply chain.

  • Media Release

    TWU NATIONAL COUNCIL CONGRATULATES TONY SHELDON ON ELECTION TO SENATE

    May 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 May 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union National Council has congratulated Tony Sheldon on his election at the weekend to the Senate.

  • Media Release

    TWU National Council meet in Cairns

    May 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 May 2019
     
    Transport workers, union leaders and politicians will gather in Cairns next week for the annual TWU National Council, where the focus will be on pushing through major reform for the industry.

  • 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