• 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.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Road Safety Watchdog Move On Safe Rates For Drivers

    August 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed a draft decision by the road safety watchdog to set safe rates for truck drivers to cover the full costs of their work.

  • Media Release

    TWU Bus Trips To Protest Over Road Safety

    August 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 August 2015
    Transport Workers’ Union activists from Queensland and South Australia are to stage protests around the country before converging on the TWU New South Wales delegates’ conference this Thursday morning.

  • Media Release

    Wesfarmers Results Prove Pressure In Trucking

    August 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union today called on Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers to end the squeeze on trucking after the retail giant’s financial results showed a decrease in freight costs despite a jump of over 60% in profits to $2.44 billion.