• Media Release

    TWU and TCFUA call on NSW Government to save jobs

    May 28

    The Transport Workers Union and the Textile Footwear and Clothing Union of Australia will hold a media conference today to call on the NSW Government, and Governments across Australia to step in and save jobs.

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    Biggest Gathering Of Transport Workers In Australia Kicks Off In Melbourne Today

    May 18

    100 Council delegates representing more than 85,000 transport workers from across Australia will today convene in Melbourne to plan for the year ahead as the Federal Council of the Transport Workers Union kicks off its annual conference.

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    May 15

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the announcement that Qantas’ group carrier Jetstar would expand by nine planes this year, saying the Qantas group of companies could use the growth to save Qantas jobs across its operations.

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    May 13

    With more than 280 people killed each year on our nation’s roads due to heavy vehicle incidents, the Transport Workers Union has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcements of the establishment of the country’s first National Road Safety Council.

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    Qantas employees to lodge claim against airline

    May 01

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) will be lodging papers in the Industrial Relations Commission this morning in an effort to have Qantas fulfill its legal responsibilities to front-line workers in the wake of the growing global swine flu threat.

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    TWU requests urgent meeting with Qantas over flu

    April 27

    Following concerns raised by workers at the airport, the Transport Workers Union will be calling for an urgent meeting with Qantas and other airlines to discuss what systems are in place to protect employees as a new strain of swine flu is reported to be within reach of Australian shores.