TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU JOINS ACTU AND SIX OTHER UNIONS IN LEGAL CHALLENGE TO QANTAS BONUS THREAT

    June 24

    The Transport Workers’ Union joins the ACTU peak body in challenging Qantas’ discriminatory bonus scheme in court. The TWU criticises Qantas for withholding the bonus from thousands of workers until they sign a new enterprise agreement, while other staff not on enterprise agreements received their cash immediately and without restriction.

  • Media Release

    GIG ECONOMY SURVEY REVEALS EXPLOITATION OF TRANSPORT WORKERS

    June 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 June 2019
     
    Transport and delivery workers in the gig economy are paid less, work more hours unpaid and are less satisfied than other workers, a major survey reveals today.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN'S UBER DECISION; CALLS FOR URGENT LAW CHANGES

    June 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 June 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Federal Government to enact urgent legislation to ensure workers in the gig economy are given rights and protections against exploitation, following the Fair Work Ombudsman’s announcement that it will not take action against Uber.

  • Media Release

    TWU CONGRATULATES CATHERINE KING, TONY BURKE & GLENN STERLE ON ALP APPOINTMENTS

    June 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 June 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the appointment of Catherine King as Shadow Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Regional Development, Tony Burke as Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and Senator Glenn Sterle as Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT, FARM & RETAIL UNIONS UNITE WITH COLES TO ADDRESS EXPLOITATION IN FRESH FOOD INDUSTRY

    May 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 May 2019
     
    An alliance of unions representing transport, farm and retail workers will work with one of Australia’s largest supermarket chains, Coles, to address worker exploitation and risks to safety in the Australian fresh food industry.

  • Media Release

    WORKERS PROTEST AT CAIRNS AIRPORT FOR BETTER, SAFER JOBS

    May 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 May 2019
     
    Airport workers are protesting at Cairns Airport today as they and workers around the country demand better, safer jobs in aviation.