TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Fights For Road Safety Watchdog

    March 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding the government abandon its plan to get rid of the road safety watchdog set up to keep truck drivers and other road users safe.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

  • News

    Candidate Line Up To Sign TWU Pollie Pledge

    March 26

    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has welcomed the support of Labor, Independent and Greens electoral candidates across NSW who have committed to standing up for transport workers and transport families if elected on Saturday.
     
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

  • News

    Candidate's Pledge For Safety First

    March 25

    Being the daughter of a truckie meant Labor candidate for the Blue Mountains, Trish Doyle, had no qualms in recently signing a pledge to support the Transport Workers Union's plea for better working conditions ahead of the state election.

    Blue Mountains Gazette, by B.C Lewis, 25 March 2015

  • News

    Transport Workers’ Union To Join ACTU Leadership

    March 24

    Scott Connolly, Assistant Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union Queensland branch, has been elected to the ACTU executive as Assistant Secretary.
     
    TWU News, 24 March 2015

  • Media Release

    STOP PRESSURE ON WASTE WORKERS, TWU DEMANDS IN TRIBUNAL SUBMISSION

    March 23

    Low pay and poor safety practices are putting waste workers at risk of injury and death, the Transport Workers’ Union has said in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

  • Media Release

    WORKPLACE CHANGES WILL DRIVE INEQUALITY

    March 18

    Workers are being forced into part time work which is driving them and their families into poverty, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned. Workers are also being expected to provide their labour for free in what amounts to wage theft, the TWU has said in its submission to the Productivity Commission review on workplace relations framework.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 March 2015