TWU

  • News

    Reform The Entire Taxi Industry In NSW-Including Uber

    June 30

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has said that the NSW Government must act to reform the entire taxi system and put fairness, safety and community standards at the heart of what has long been a deeply dysfunctional industry.

  • News

    State Government Must Review Tip Truck Industry After Third Fatal Crash On NSW Roads In June

    June 26

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 26 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has called for an urgent review of tip truck industry safety and regulation after the third fatal crash involving a tip truck on NSW roads this month.

  • News

    Tributes For Father-Of-Three Killed In Henderson Loader Ramp Accident

    June 20

    Perth Now, by Trevor Paddenburg, 20 June 2015

    THE family and friends of Clayton Thomas, who was crushed to death by the loader ramp of his vehicle, have paid tribute to an amazing “father, husband and friend”.

  • News

    Drivers Put a Stop to Loading Zone Lunacy

    June 19

    TWU NSW News, 19 June 2015
     
    Delivery drivers that use the Sydney CBD have been celebrating a big win recently after a TWU campaign forced the State Government to backflip on a plan to rip out almost 100 loading zones in the CBD.

  • Media Release

    Prosecute Qatar Airways Over Pregnancy Sackings, TWU Demands

    June 18

    MEDIA RELEASE, 18 June 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government prosecute Qatar Airways for discriminating against women workers, including allowing for them to be sacked if they become pregnant. The airline should be banned from entering Australia unless it abides by anti-discrimination laws, the union added.

  • Media Release

    Prosecute Employers, Clients For Truck Deaths, Not Just Drivers, TWU Calls

    June 18

    MEDIA RELEASE, 18 June 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for criminal prosecution of companies that profit from low cost transport contracts when deaths occur in truck crashes. Governments and regulators also need to strengthen their laws to hold these companies to account for the carnage on the roads, the union added.