TWU

  • Media Release

    $70,000 Underpayment Of Drivers Shows Need For National Fund For Auditing & Training, Says TWU

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2016
     
    Chronic underpayment of truck drivers by a Victorian transport operator shows the need for national auditing to ensure transport contracts by wealthy clients allow for fair and safe rates of pay, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    Qatar Airways Conduct With Women Leads To Call For Bans

    February 15

    Northern Daily Leader, 14 February 2016
     
    Deputy federal Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek is backing a call to ban donations from Qatar Airways over its treatment of women.

  • Media Release

    TWU To Push For Labor Ban On Donations from Qatar Airways Over Employee Abuses

    February 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will seek backing from the NSW Labor Party to ban donations from Qatar Airways over treatment of its employees, including sacking workers for minor offences and keeping them under constant surveillance.

  • News

    Calls To Better Protect Bus Drivers After Vicious, Unprovoked Attack At Smithfield On Friday

    February 14

    The Advertiser, by Miles Kemp, 14 February 2016
     
    A bus driver needed hospital treatment after being repeatedly punched at the Smithfield bus interchange on Friday night.

  • News

    Subloos Workers Terminated At Redcliffe Transfer Station, Administrator Grant Thornton Australia Appointed

    February 12

    Redcliffe & Bayside Herald, by Jorja Orreal, 11 February 2016
     
    Administrators for Redcliffe Transfer Station operator Subloos sacked staff on Tuesday.

  • News

    Call For Action Over Subloos Debacle

    February 12

    South Coast Register, by Jessica Long, 11 February 2016
     
    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) NSW is asking Shoalhaven City Council to take responsibility over the Subloos debacle that left 20 local employees jobless.