TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU BACKS PILOTS’ CALLS FOR IMPROVED SCREENING OF WORKERS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has called for an immediate upgrade of security at all airports after the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) claimed ground staff at the airport were not being screened adequately. 

  • Media Release

    431 DEAD WHILE THE BUREAUCRACY SLEEPS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has criticized Australia’s slow-moving bureaucrats saying the number of deaths due to truck crashes was rising while the industry waited for reforms aimed at improving safety.

  • Media Release

    TWU welcomes budget announcements

    May 11

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed increased spending on aviation safety and transport infrastructure announced by the Rudd Government in the 2010-2011 budget.

  • Media Release

    TWU welcomes Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy

    May 07

    The Transport Workers Union has today welcomed new regulations outlined in the Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy (PBLIS), saying paying drivers for time they spend waiting at the stevedore is a huge step forward for fairness and safety in the industry.

  • Media Release

    Transport workers welcome investigations of truck deaths

    May 07

    The Transport Workers Union has called for all relevant authorities and governments across the country implement the NSW government program that will see WorkCover carrying out compliance tests on the supply chain to ensure fatigue management is enforced along the transport system and supply chain.

  • Media Release

    AIRLINE UNIONS TO UNITE UNDER NEW FEDERATION

    May 06

    In a significant step for tens of thousands of workers in the Australian aviation industry, the Transport Worker’s Union (TWU), Flight Attendants Association of Australia (Domestic & Regional Division) (FAAA) and the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers (ALAEA) will today launch a new Australian Aviation Unions Federation (AUF).