TWU

  • Media Release

    Protest At IKEA Highlights Exploitation Of Truck Drivers & Profit Off-Shoring

    December 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 December 2016
     
    Protesters have demanded that Ikea ends its exploitation of drivers in Europe, which includes wages so low that drivers are forced to sleep and eat in their trucks for months.

  • Media Release

    New Sydney Airport Must Provide Quality Jobs, TWU Warns

    December 12

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 December 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging the Government to ensure good quality jobs at a new Sydney airport, so that employees can support their families and boost the local economy.

  • Media Release

    Federal Government Wastes Taxpayers' Money On Truck Driver Fatigue Research

    December 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 December 2016
     
    The Federal Government has announced it will spend over $800,000 of taxpayers’ money on research into truck driver fatigue, despite tearing down a tribunal this year which was tackling the problem.

  • Media Release

    QGS WORKERS WIN FULL-TIME JOBS AND BONUSES

    December 06

    TWU Media Release

    Workers at Qantas Ground Services have overwhelmingly endorsed a new agreement and package securing increased superannuation payments, domestic violence leave and 32 full time positions.
     
    The Agreement, which was endorsed by the TWU, received 96% yes vote.

  • Media Release

    Six Die During Horror Week For Truck Crashes

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 November 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an urgent review of Federal and State road safety agencies following a spate of truck crashes that have left six people dead in just three days.

  • Media Release

    Transport Activists Protest At Indonesia Consulate In Support Of Striking Workers

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 17 November 2016
     
    Transport and maritime worker activists protested at Indonesia’s consulate yesterday, demanding that striking truck drivers and port workers are treated fairly and an end is put to dangerous working conditions.