TWU

  • Media Release

    Qantas Bonus No Prize For Part-time Workers

    July 03

    MEDIA RELEASE, 3 July 2013

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the Government to require Australian companies to provide fulltime meaningful jobs within sustainable long-term business models.

  • News

    TWU tells senate inquiry business should be held accountable

    July 03

    THE Transport Workers' Union yesterday at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

    BIG RIGS

  • News

    'Deadliest' Industry In Need Of Reform: TWU

    July 03

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Anna Patty, 3 July 2015

    Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been forced routinely to take his life - and those of other motorists - into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured.

  • Media Release

    Calls At Senate Inquiry For Retailers To Be Held To Account Over Road Deaths

    July 02

    MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

  • News

    RACQ Sacks Hero Tow Truck Driver Who Saves Life

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2015

    The Transport Workers Union of QLD commended a tow truck driver for his heroic actions and initiative saving a wheelchair bound driver from a life threatening breakdown on the M1. The RACQ disagrees: they have sacked him.

  • News

    Threat To Local Jobs Angers TWU: Cairns Airport Rally Against Deregulation

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is outraged at the refusal of Cairns Airport Authority to back local aviation workers, whose jobs are under threat by the Abbott Government’s proposal to deregulate aviation north of the line of Capricorn.