TWU

  • News

    STATE ALP PUTS AI POLICY ON THE TABLE

    July 05

    The Australian, by Chris Griffith, 4 July 2018

    The Labor Party is considering a policy to regulate the use of artificial intelligence following forecasts of substantial job losses as a result of automation.

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDER DEMANDS RIGHTS AT FIRST UNFAIR DISMISSAL HEARING AT FAIR WORK COMMISSION

    July 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 July 2018
     
    A delivery rider today told the Fair Work Commission that he deserves rights and protections, after Foodora unfairly sacked him earlier this year when he challenged their low rates and poor conditions.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNING OVER 'CATASTOPHIC' PROBLEMS IF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REMAINS UNREGULATED

    July 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2018
     
    Failure to regulate artificial intelligence will result in catastrophic social and ethical problems, the Transport Workers’ Union is warning.

  • Media Release

    NSW ALP EXPECTED TO BACK "THREE STRIKES" LAW FOR EMPLOYERS ON PUBLIC PROJECTS

    July 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2018
     
    NSW Labor is expected to back a move to end contracts with employers which violate labour laws three times or more, ensuring that public money is used to lift standards and wages not lower them.

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDER & TWU TO SPEAK AHEAD OF DEMANDS FOR RIGHTS FOR WORKERS IN ON-DEMAND ECONOMY

    July 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2018

    The NSW Labor state party conference is this weekend expected to back calls to give food delivery riders the same rights as truck drivers, such as minimum rates and the right to take complaints against employers.

  • Media Release

    ALDI ATTACK ON TRUCK DRIVERS RESUMES AFTER RETAILER REFUSES TO DROP CASE

    June 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 June 2018
     
    Aldi has said it will continue a Federal Court case attacking the right of truck drivers to speak out about safety in its supply chain rather than hold talks with the TWU.