TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers’ Union Slams Qantas Call To Gag Unions

    March 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Qantas for its call to gag unions in discussing industrial action in the media. The airline also wants to force the Australian Electoral Commission to identify union members, leaving them open to victimisation by aggressive employers like Qantas.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

  • 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.