TWU

  • News

    TWU WA Secretary Tim Dawson on Safe Work Australia Survey Showing Unsafe Trucking Practices

    July 30


  • News

    TWU QLD members elect new Assistant Secretary

    July 30

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 30 July 2015

    Transport Workers’ Union members have elected a new Assistant Secretary to represent the interests of working people in the Transport industry across the state, the TWU announced today.

  • Media Release

    Labor Re-Commits To Reducing Truck-Related Carnage On Our Roads, Coalition Should Follow The Lead

    July 28

    MEDIA RELEASE, 28 July 2015

    The Transport Workers Union has commended the Australian Labor Party for reaffirming its support for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT), a critical institution in the battle to reduce the epidemic of truck-related accidents on our roads.

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls On Labor Party To Get Serious About Executive Pay And Workplace Reform

    July 25

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 25 July 2015

    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird and TWU QLD Secretary Peter Biagini today called on the ALP to get serious about escalating executive pay and fair Australian jobs, pay and conditions by strengthening its national platform to include new workplace amendments put forward by the Union.

  • News

    Abbott Has Sold Out Australian Workers To China

    July 22

    Canberra Times, by Joanna Howe, 22 July 2015

    The government's not being open about how workers are hurt by the free trade deal. Debate about Australian jobs being lost to foreigners as a result of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement is intensifying. So the government has released a "myths versus realities" fact sheet to clarify matters, but it fails to show how the trade agreement really affects workers.

  • News

    Driven To Self-Harm

    July 21

    Illawara Mercury, by Joshua Butler, 21 July 2015

    THE family of an Oak Flats truckie who took his own life after being victimised for raising safety concerns, wants a Senate inquiry to demand reform in the trucking industry.