TWU

  • Media Release

    Port Price Hike Will Result In Risk To Safety, TWU Warns

    April 13

     
     TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 April 2017
     
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that a huge increase in port access fees by DP World Australia and Hutchinson will result in higher injury and fatality rates in trucking and the loss of jobs.

  • Media Release

    AEROCARE TO RUSH VOTE ON NEW AGREEMENT OVER EASTER WHICH WILL IMPOVERISH STAFF, SAYS TWU

    April 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 April 2017
     
    Aerocare, the company at the centre of revelations of airport workers forced to sleep rough between split shifts, is attempting to force staff to accept a new substandard enterprise agreement which will further impoverish them by rushing forward a vote over the Easter weekend.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Appointment of Michael Gallacher as Ports Australia CEO

    April 07

    TWU Statement, 7 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the announcement of the appointment of Michael Gallacher as Australia Ports chief executive.

  • Media Release

    Aerocare Attempts Cover-Up On Working Conditions

    April 05

    TWU STATEMENT, 5 April 2017
     
    Aerocare backed by its private equity fund owner Archer Capital is attempting to cover-up appalling working conditions which were revealed recently, including staff forced to sleep rough at airports. 

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Protest Over Company's Exploitation & Fed Govt Inaction

    April 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2017

    Transport workers and activists will hold co-ordinated protests around the country today over transport operator, Northline, which is spear-heading a race to the bottom in the industry through poor wages and conditions.

  • Media Release

    Horror Truck Crash Shows Need For Urgent Government Action, Says TWU

    March 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 March 2017 

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s south highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.