TWU

  • Media Release

    NO RESPONSE FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS SIX DIE OVER THREE DAYS IN HORROR TRUCK CRASHES

    August 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government for playing politics while six people died in horrific truck crashes in just three days.

  • Media Release

    DEADLY & UNHEALTHY: TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND ACTION AS STUDY SHOWS RISKS BEHIND AUSTRALIA'S DEALIEST JOB

    August 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 August 2018
     
    Truck drivers are demanding urgent action as a major study by Monash University shows the main factors making it Australia’s deadliest job.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES GOVERNMENT FAILURE TO ACT AS FOODORA APPOINTS ADMINISTRATOR

    August 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government over inaction after legal cases against Foodora were stayed when the food delivery company today appointed an administrator.

  • News

    TWU SLAMS WAGE THEFT AT INQUIRY

    August 16

    TWU QLD Branch Media Release, 16 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union (Queensland Branch) has today presented to the Inquiry Into Wage Theft In Queensland just one example of the wage theft that is far too prevalent in the transport industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER DANGEROUS EXPLOITATION OF JETSTAR CREW

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Federal Government immediately address the safety breaches and exploitation occurring as a result of overseas cabin crew working on Australian domestic flights.

  • News

    Jetstar is Paying Its Cabin Crew as Little as $100 A Week

    August 15

    ABC 7.30 Report, by Ashlynne McGhee, 15 August 2018
     
    Budget airline Jetstar is under fire for using foreign cabin crews on Australian routes and paying them a base pay of as little as $100 a week.