TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union Condemns Attacks And Arrests Of Striking Korean Truck Drivers

    October 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 October 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea.

  • Media Release

    Activists Protest At South Korean Consulate Over Worker Abuses

    October 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 7 October 2016
     
    Activists from 10 trade unions protested today outside the South Korean consulate in Sydney over the Seoul government’s violent attacks and repressive laws against workers, and the jailing of union leaders.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR URGENT SOLUTION TO CRISIS IN TRUCKING FOLLOWING HORROR CRASH

    October 06

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s west highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Reports suggest two heavy vehicles crashed head on this afternoon in Erskine Park, according to police. Two people, believed to be the drivers, died at the scene.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Dismissal Of Industry Lobby Group Application To Pay Drivers Less

    October 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 October 2016
     
    Truck drivers are celebrating a major win over industry lobby group NatRoad in its bid to pay them less by seeking an exemption from rules in NSW setting minimum pay rates.

  • Media Release

    Australian Trucking Association Checklist Will Not Address Problems In Transport

    September 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 September 2016
     
    The Australian Trucking Association’s checklist for members facing troublesome contracts does little to address the problems the association has itself created, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU Visits Korea To Support Protesting Truck Drivers

    September 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 September 2016 

    Transport Workers’ Union National Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine is visiting South Korea ahead of a major protest by truck drivers on Saturday.