TWU

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDERS PROTEST AS TWU FILES TEST CASES FOR RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS

    March 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 March 2018
     
    Delivery riders and supporters are taking to the streets in Sydney today to protest over low wages, which force 75% of riders below minimum rates, and over the lack of protections for injuries and abuse on the job. The protest comes as the Transport Workers’ Union files cases for unfair dismissal involving two delivery riders recently sacked.

  • Media Release

    TWU WINS PROTECTIONS FOR PART-TIME DRIVERS

    March 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 March 2018

    Truck drivers have won strong protections against exploitation after the Fair Work Commission approved TWU safeguards for part-time work.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

    February 28

    Truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns are protesting in all major capitals today.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS ON FLIGHT SAFETY IF SPLIT SHIFT CASE SUCCEEDS

    February 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that safety in aviation will be put at risk if a Federal Court case results in airport employees forced to work split shifts.

  • Media Release

    'Worrying Trends': Gig Economy Threatens to Cost Consumers 'Quality' Services, Economist Warns

    February 23

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 22 February 2018
     
    Uber-style contract work is a bigger threat to future jobs in the $80 billion transport industry than automation, a new report has warned.

  • Media Release

    92% INCREASE IN NSW TRUCK CRASH DEATHS, OFFICIAL DATA SHOWS

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning not enough is being done to reduce risks to safety in trucking as the latest official data shows the increase in deaths from truck crashes continues.