TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS & SUPPORTERS BLOCK ADELAIDE ROADS DURING PROTEST AGAINST ALDI

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 MAY 22 2018
     
    Over 100 truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have blocked a busy intersection in Adelaide during a protest. They were joined by ACTU Secretary Sally McManus, Transport Workers’ Union national and state activists and international trade unions attending TWU National Council this week.

  • Media Release

    TWU, AIRBNB AGREEMENT TO PROMOTE ETHICAL LABOUR STANDARDS

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2018
     
    A groundbreaking agreement between the Transport Workers’ Union and Airbnb will see the home sharing platform actively promote package and food delivery companies that adhere to safe rates of pay and union conditions, and the TWU endorse Airbnb for promoting humane labour standards.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR 'THREE STRIKES' LAW FOR EMPLOYERS ON PUBLIC PROJECTS AS REPORT SHOWS HUGE $600BN GOVERNMENT SPEND

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2018
     
    Governments must use the power of their $600 billion annual spend to ensure decent labour standards and lift wage growth, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    REGULATORY GAPS IN TRANSPORT TO BE FOCUS OF TWU NATIONAL COUNCIL IN ADELAIDE MAY 21-24

    May 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 May 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union National Council will tackle gaping holes in regulation in the on-demand economy, road transport and aviation which leave workers impoverished, without protections and at risk of death and injury.

  • Media Release

    DELIVEROO SHARE BONUS DESIGNED TO INCENTIVSE EXPLOITATION: TWU

    May 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 May 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised an announcement by Deliveroo on share bonuses for senior employees, which excludes the company’s delivery riders.

  • Media Release

    TWU PROTEST AT 9.30AM 4 MARTIN PLACE, SYDNEY - AGAINST GLOBAL TRANSPORT FIRM XPO OVER SEXUAL HARRASSMENT & APPALLING WORKING CONDITIONS

    May 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 May 17 2018
      
    The Transport Workers’ Union of Australia has held a protest at the offices of a major investor in global transport company XPO, which is at the centre of a scandal involving systematic sexual harassment and poor working conditions.