TWU

  • Media Release

    Trade Unions Take Stand Against Opening Up Australia To Foreign Airlines

    May 28


    The ACTU congress has backed a Transport Workers’ Union resolution today opposing any government plans which would see thousands of jobs lost in Australian aviation.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 May 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Trade Unions' Resolution On National ICAC

    May 27

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on all political parties to support a national commission to investigate corruption, as Australia’s trade unions backed a resolution on the issue.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 May 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Backs ACTU Demand For Domestic Violence Leave

    May 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on employers to take a stand against domestic violence and join other companies in allowing workers experiencing such abuse specific paid leave.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 May 2015

  • Media Release

    'Open Skies' Is Declaration of War on Australian Aviation Industry, Says TWU

    May 25

    The Government is declaring war on the Australian aviation industry by considering allowing foreign carriers to operate domestically. This move would potentially replace tens of thousands of Australian jobs by exploited, under paid and poorly trained overseas workers. 

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 25 May 2015

  • Video

    CH10: Truckies Anger over Coles Putting Lives at Risk

    May 21

    (Ten Eyewitness News, 21 May 2015) Hundreds of truck drivers have rallied outside Coles' Melbourne head office today, claiming the company puts lives at risk. The TWU says unrealistic schedules given to truckies is causing carnage on the roads.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Protest At Coles Headquarters Over Safety

    May 21

    Truck drivers and family members left devastated by truck crashes stormed the headquarters of Coles in Melbourne today to demand that the wealthy retailer sign up to a safety charter to stop the carnage on our roads.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2015