TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Urges Road Safety Watchdog To Set Safe Minimum Rates Following Hearings

    October 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to act on the threats to safety outlined by drivers during hearings over the weekend and to set safe minimum pay rates.

  • Video

    ABC: Qantas Workers Speaking Out

    October 23

    (ABC News 24, 23 Oct 2015) A number of Qantas workers were speaking out about their declining pays and conditions at the Qantas AGM. They were joined by Senator Nick Xenophon and the TWU officials.

  • Media Release

    TWU: Clients Link Coles Must Pay Fair Share To Ensure Safe Rates For All Drivers

    October 23

    TWU Media Release, 23 October 2015 

    The Transport Workers Union has called for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to ensure industry clients, like Coles, pay their fair share to ensure safe rates for all drivers and include provisions for auditing industry supply chains in the final Tribunal ruling on driver rates.

  • Media Release

    TWU Urges Shareholders To Demand Qantas Tackle Low Wages, Part-Time Work

    October 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging Qantas shareholders at today’s annual general meeting to demand that the company provide decent quality jobs for its workforce after a survey showed many are struggling to meet costs.

  • Video

    The Qantas Effect

    October 22

    Qantas is eroding not only employee conditions but earning capacity of aviation workers resulting in jobs that are unsustainable.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Urge Safe Rates to End Carnage In Trucking As Road Safety Hearings Open

    October 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 October 2015
     
    Truck drivers are today urging the road safety watchdog to set safe minimum rates that cover the full cost of their work to help put an end to the deadly pressures in the transport industry.