• News

    Virgin Rewards Flight Crews with Pay Rises

    September 18

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Jamie Freed, 18 September 2015

    Virgin Australia's short-haul cabin crew will receive generous annual pay rises ranging from 4 per cent to nearly 10 per cent over a four-year period, after voting in favour of an enterprise bargaining agreement the Transport Workers' Union says will make the airline better and more sustainable.

  • Video

    ACA: Operation Truck Safety

    September 17

    (A Current Affair, 17 Sept 2015) Our truckies are being asked to drive the rogue vehicles. A Current Affair joins a major campaign to make Australian roads safer. Safer for the lives of our truckies, and safer for all of us.

  • Media Release

    Productivity Commission Will Force Transport Workers Into Poverty

    September 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 September 2015
    Transport employees will be forced into poverty if the Productivity Commission’s draft report is implemented, the TWU has warned as hearings convened today in Sydney on the report.

  • News

    TWU Says Taxi Industry Problems Are Much Bigger Than Uber

    September 10

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 10 September 2015

    NSW Transport Workers Union Secretary Michael Aird told a rally of taxi drivers in Sydney today the industry’s problems were much more than just the arrival of the UberX App and that drivers moving to the ride sharing company were basically swapping a bad boss for a worse one.

  • News

    Chain of Responsibility

    September 01

    Australasian Transport News, by Steve Skinner, September 2015

    One of the biggest customers of the Australian trucking industry could be vulnerable to chain of responsibility on fatigue, this time for its own company drivers

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Alan Joyce $12M Pay Packet

    August 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the almost $12 million pay packet of Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce and the over $23 million pay packets of the airline’s top management as an affront to its employees.