TWU

  • News

    TRANSFER OF PRISONERS AFFECTED IN MELBOURNE AS 24-HOUR STRIKE BEGINS

    June 20

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 16 June 2018
     
    The transfer of prisoners in Melbourne will be severely cut back today as G4S employees walk off the job over cuts to penalty rates and other benefits which are impoverishing staff.

  • News

    Unions in Unison Multifaith Iftar

    June 20

    Desi Australia, 19 June 2018
     
    Unions NSW, Transport Workers Union and South Asia Labor held its first historical Iftar at the atrium of the Trades Hall with Trades Hall itself being a heritage building.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR REGULATION OF ON-DEMAND ECONOMY AS FAIR WORK TAKES SHAM-CONTRACTING CASE AGAINST FOODORA

    June 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 June 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for urgent regulation of the on-demand economy after the Fair Work Ombudsman announced legal action against Foodora over sham-contracting of bike riders.

  • News

    BUS SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT GETS THUMBS UP FROM TWU

    June 08

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 8 June 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union is today congratulating the Palaszczuk Labor Government on taking serious steps to address safety on public transport after listening to bus drivers across the state.

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS WIN AS OUTRAGEOUS ATTEMPT TO INTRODUCE SUB-STANDARD RATES REJECTED

    June 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 June 2018
     
    Drivers have had a major win over an employer attempt to introduce below award rates and conditions.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION & ALDI AGREE TO TALKS

    June 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 June 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union and Aldi have agreed to hold talks on safety and standards following mediation in a Federal Court case taken by the retailer.