TWU

  • News

    HNA scraps planned IPO for Switzerland’s Gategroup - Blow to indebted Chinese conglomerate’s efforts to strengthen its finances

    April 24

    Financial Times, by Ralph Atkins in Zurich, Robert Smith in London and Lucy Hornby in Beijing, 27 March 2018

    Chinese conglomerate HNA’s efforts to strengthen its finances have been dealt a blow with the collapse of plans to raise up to SFr1.3bn ($1.37bn) by listing Gategroup, the Swiss airline catering business it acquired less than two years ago.

  • News

    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Protests

    April 19

    Hundreds of truck drivers protested across the country today (18 April 2018) who are angry at Aldi for turning their back on road safety. Here’re some media clips of the protest highlights:

  • News

    Uber's Long Journey to Rectification

    April 18

    AFR Letter, 17 April 2018
     
    The task for Uber to address concerns about the way it operates is nothing short of monumental ("Uber shake-up spreads to local outfit", April 17).

  • News

    Devious Theft of Wages

    April 12

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, April 2018
     
    Industry lobby groups are campaigning for drivers to be moved to part-time roles and a loss of full entitlements.

  • News

    TWU NSW TO PROTEST WAGE THEFT AT DIRECT COURIERS BANKSMEADOW

    April 12

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 11 April 2018
     
    Direct Couriers is ripping off workers, using deceptive tactics to underpay drivers on wages and superannuation. This afternoon (Wednesday, 11 April 2018) the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW will protest wage theft at Direct Couriers. Event Time: 3pm Address: 107 Stephen Road, Banksmeadow, 2019

  • News

    App Delivery Riders Say They Are Paid as Little as $6 An Hour in Australia

    March 15

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 14 March 2018
     
    Bicycle deliverers for UberEats, Foodora and Deliveroo have said they are paid as little as $6 an hour and called for better conditions and government regulation.