TWU

  • News

    Waste Workers Leave Clear Message For Ryde Council – Don’t Trash Our Jobs

    April 10

    Ryde Council waste workers left a clear message for the Mayor of Ryde and the City Councillors today by dumping a truckload of rubbish on the Council offices’ doorstep in protest at their plans to sack local Garbos and re-engage them on less favourable terms as independent contractors.
     
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Airport $2.8 Billion Revenue While Workers Kept On Low Wages

    April 09

    The major airports are making huge revenues while the people working in them are kept on low wages and hired on a casual and part time basis, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 April 2015

  • News

    COR Reform Could See More Links Added

    April 09

    Reform could see the approach go down the path of work health and safety provisions.
     
    ATN, 8 April 2015

  • News

    Labor Ignores Trade Unions And Working Families At Its Peril

    April 08

    There is a danger in politics in being all things to all people and ending up representing nothing. The Labor Party results in NSW reflect a party that fought their opponents on their terms instead of reclaiming what matters to working families and small businesses.
     
    SMH, by Tony Sheldon, 2 April 2015

  • News

    Obama Seeks Power To Mandate Paid Waiting Times

    April 08

    Proposal will allow the US Government to order trucking companies to pay drivers for waiting time.
     
    ATN, 7 April 2015

  • Media Release

    Drivers And Public Put At Risk At Ports And Wharfs, TWU Warns

    April 02

    Low pay and lack of safety training for truck drivers working in the wharf and ports sector is putting workers and the general public in danger, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 April 2015