TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Further Action By Aus Post On Underpayment Of Drivers

    October 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that Australia Post take further action to ensure workers delivering the company’s goods are paid a fair wage. The underpayment of drivers is not limited to the three parcel delivery operators Australia Post has cancelled contracts with and it is imperative that this problem is dealt with fully.

  • Media Release

    TWU Holds Protests At Coles Stores During Global Week Of Action

    October 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is holding protests today to highlight the deadly squeeze on trucking as part of a week of global action by the International Transport Workers’ Federation.

  • News

    Be Seen ... Let's Turn 'Em On 24/7

    October 06

    HEADLIGHTS ON 24/7, by Lynette Newbey
     
    Help me try and change Government legislation - and save hundreds of unnecessary deaths on our roads each year. A simple procedure every time you get into your vehicle can protect the lives of many people.

  • News

    Importance Of Family Time To Be Remembered At Labour Day Mass

    October 01

    TWU NSW News, 29 September 2015

    The importance of family time, and balancing the pressures of work and modern society with the pressures of raising a family are to be remembered at a Labour Day mass, to be held from 6.30pm, Thursday 8th October, at St Peter Julian's Church, 641 George Street, Haymarket in Sydney CBD.

  • News

    Women Face A 65 Day Gender Pay Gap

    September 29

    TWU NSW News, by Michael Aird, 25 September 2015
     
    Last week I was reminded of the challenges women in our union face. On average women need to work an additional 65 days each year to equal the pay of men. The equal pay gap still remains stubbornly high at 17.9 per cent or $284.20 more each week.

  • News

    Airport Refuellers' Strike Looms Ahead Of AFL Grand Final

    September 25

    The Advertiser, 24 September 2015
     
    Perth airport workers are refusing to rule out a strike over the AFL Grand Final weekend as a wage dispute with oil giant Shell continues.