TWU

  • Media Release

    Underpayment Of Migrant Driver Highlights Larger Exploitation Problem, TWU Warns

    November 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 November 2016

    Underpayment of a Sri Lankan truck driver by almost $9,000 highlights the ongoing problem of exploitation in the transport industry, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU Stands With Sacked Cub Workers, Calls For Corporate Accountability On Wages, Conditions

    November 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 November 2016
     
    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has stood with sacked workers at the Carlton United Breweries today, demanding that the Government make wealthy manufacturers and retailers accountable for what happens to workers in their supply chains.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Killed In Horror Crashes Show Why Trucking Is Australia's Deadliest Job

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2016
     
    Two truck drivers have been killed in horrific crashes in South Australia and Perth highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Media Release

    Tragic incident prompts National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers

    November 04

    The tragic death of Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Sharma will be marked by a National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers, to be held next Wednesday 9 November 2016.

  • Media Release

    $37,000 On Ombudsman's Report A 'Waste Of Taxpayers Money', Says TWU

    November 02

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised as a waste of taxpayers money the more than $37,000 spent on nine public sessions looking at the impact of a two-week Order setting minimum rates for owner drivers.

  • Media Release

    SA Bus Drivers To Mark Horrific Death In 'Black Armband Day'

    October 31

    Bus drivers across South Australia will wear black armbands on Monday October 31st to remember Manmeet Alisher, the 29 year old driver who died after being set on fire on Friday in Brisbane.