• Media Release

    TWU announces groundbreaking deal with Linfox

    December 17

    In a new wages deal that will set a benchmark for transport workers across road transport, distribution and airlines, the TWU has negotiated a four per cent per annum pay rise with increased superannuation and job security with transport giant Linfox.

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    Baggage handlers' go-slow to hit Qantas over Christmas

    December 01

    Qantas baggage handlers are planning a go-slow over Christmas in protest against new rules which will force them and passengers to carry heavier bags.

  • Media Release

    Safe Rates Paper release

    November 26

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Federal Government’s release of a discussion paper looking at safety, pay and conditions in the road transport sector.

  • Media Release

    AAE workers take action

    November 19

    Around 400 members of the Transport Workers Union employed at Australian Air Express across Australia will have held industrial action across the country.

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    Transport Workers welcome first female Prime Minister

    June 24

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed this morning’s historic caucus announcement, which confirmed Julia Gillard as Australia’s first female Prime Minister.

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    TWU Leads Safe Rates Convoy to Canberra

    June 21

    On 20 June the Transport Workers Union led a vehicle convoy made up of hundreds of trucks, buses and supporters vehicles to the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra to show support for the Federal Government’s commitment to put in place a system of Safe Rates and Conditions for truck drivers.