TWU

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDERS PROTEST AHEAD OF FOODORA CREDITORS MEETING

    August 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 29 August 2018
     
    Delivery riders protested in Sydney today to demand rights and protections, minimum rates, superannuation, sick leave, annual leave and the right to challenge unfair sackings. Protesters gathered outside the Prime Minister’s Offices on Bligh street and marched to the NSW Parliament. They called on the Federal Government to ensure companies like Deliveroo and UberEats stop exploiting their workers.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES QANTAS BONUS FOR WORKERS

    August 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 August 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised a Qantas bonus which many workers won’t receive at all while others won’t receive for years. The union highlighted record profits in the aviation industry while workers struggle with part time hours and low rates.

  • Media Release

    NO RESPONSE FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS SIX DIE OVER THREE DAYS IN HORROR TRUCK CRASHES

    August 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government for playing politics while six people died in horrific truck crashes in just three days.

  • Media Release

    DEADLY & UNHEALTHY: TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND ACTION AS STUDY SHOWS RISKS BEHIND AUSTRALIA'S DEALIEST JOB

    August 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 August 2018
     
    Truck drivers are demanding urgent action as a major study by Monash University shows the main factors making it Australia’s deadliest job.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES GOVERNMENT FAILURE TO ACT AS FOODORA APPOINTS ADMINISTRATOR

    August 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government over inaction after legal cases against Foodora were stayed when the food delivery company today appointed an administrator.

  • News

    TWU SLAMS WAGE THEFT AT INQUIRY

    August 16

    TWU QLD Branch Media Release, 16 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union (Queensland Branch) has today presented to the Inquiry Into Wage Theft In Queensland just one example of the wage theft that is far too prevalent in the transport industry.