TWU

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    VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Airport Protests over Split Shifts

    February 19

    On 16 February 2018, aviation workers portested at major airports around the nation over proposed changes to pay and working conditions which they say risk safety and security.

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    TWU WILL RALLY AGAINST RUTHLESS ALPHA FLIGHT SERVICES JOB CUTS

    February 16

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch, 15 February 2018
     
    TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) Secretary John Berger has told distressed members that the union will fight tooth-and-nail for their jobs after Alpha Flight Services told staff this week that it will be ruthlessly sacking hundreds of full-time workers.

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    Truck Driver Rights A 'Matter of Public Safety'

    February 12

    Macarthur Chronicle Campbelltown, by Daniel Zautsen, 9 February 2018
     
    Campbelltown state Labor MP Greg Warren is leading a push to give truckies delivering bread, milk and cream the same rights as other transport workers.

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    Uber, Deliveroo Food Couriers Want Better Pay, Working Conditions

    February 01

    Huffington Post, by Josh Butler, 1 Feb 2018
     
    Food delivery giants like UberEATS and Deliveroo are under pressure to provide better pay and working conditions for their bicycle couriers, as Australian trade unions begin a push for stronger protections in the burgeoning “gig economy.”

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    OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER IS NOT ENOUGH TO END ROAD DEATHS

    February 01

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW commend this operation, led by NSW Police and announced this morning by Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy.

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    TV clips on TWU On-demand Campaign Launch

    February 01

    The Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the working conditions of on-demand delivery riders. A survey of food delivery drivers in Melbourne and Sydney has found 75 per cent of employees were paid less than the minimum wage.