TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU ACCUSES ALDI OF COVER-UP ON SAFETY BREACHES

    November 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Aldi for covering up safety risks in its supply chain by claiming it has conducted an internal survey of drivers which found no problems. The Union is calling on Aldi to meet to discuss introducing whistleblower protections and enforceable rights. Drivers need to be able to come forward and reveal safety risks without fearing of harassment or sacking.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST IN ALL MAJOR CAPITALS OVER ALDI’S SAFETY RECORD & ATTACKS ON FREE SPEECH

    November 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 November 2017
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers are holding protests across the nation today over Aldi’s repeated refusal to address safety in its supply chain and its attack on free speech.

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER TRUCK DRIVER EXPLOITATION REVEALED

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2017
     
    The Federal Government must be held responsible for failing to address the crisis in the transport industry which has left truck drivers struggling, the TWU has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU SUPPORTS SENATE INQUIRY FINDINGS ON EXPLOITED DRIVERS

    October 27

     

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is supporting a Senate inquiry’s findings highlighting the exploitation of overseas workers in the transport industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SORT OUT ATO TAX MESS OVER DRIVER EXPENSES

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The TWU is calling on the Federal Government to properly protect employee drivers after an embarrassing climb down by the ATO over unfair tax changes to truck driver meal expenses.

  • Media Release

    AIRLINE INDUSTRY PROFITS WHILE DESTRUCTION OF JOBS CONTINUES, TWU WARNS

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    Ahead of confirmation at today’s Qantas agm of massive profits, the Transport Workers’ Union is warning that aviation workers continue to struggle on low rates, forced part-time work and casualisation.