TWU

  • News

    What Happens When There Is No Work For That Extra Truck?

    April 02

    Owner-drivers often call for advice about problems with a variation to an existing arrangement between them and a hirer.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

  • News

    Truckies Death Renews Call....

    April 01

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for the mandatory provision, to all workers travelling to remote areas, of a satellite phone and emergency positioning beacon.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

  • 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