TWU

  • News

    Labor Ignores Trade Unions And Working Families At Its Peril

    April 08

    There is a danger in politics in being all things to all people and ending up representing nothing. The Labor Party results in NSW reflect a party that fought their opponents on their terms instead of reclaiming what matters to working families and small businesses.
     
    SMH, by Tony Sheldon, 2 April 2015

  • News

    Obama Seeks Power To Mandate Paid Waiting Times

    April 08

    Proposal will allow the US Government to order trucking companies to pay drivers for waiting time.
     
    ATN, 7 April 2015

  • Media Release

    Drivers And Public Put At Risk At Ports And Wharfs, TWU Warns

    April 02

    Low pay and lack of safety training for truck drivers working in the wharf and ports sector is putting workers and the general public in danger, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 April 2015

  • News

    What Happens When There Is No Work For That Extra Truck?

    April 02

    Owner-drivers often call for advice about problems with a variation to an existing arrangement between them and a hirer.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

  • News

    Truckies Death Renews Call....

    April 01

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for the mandatory provision, to all workers travelling to remote areas, of a satellite phone and emergency positioning beacon.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers’ Union Slams Qantas Call To Gag Unions

    March 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Qantas for its call to gag unions in discussing industrial action in the media. The airline also wants to force the Australian Electoral Commission to identify union members, leaving them open to victimisation by aggressive employers like Qantas.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015