TWU

  • News

    Fatal Truck Crash on M2 a tragic reminder of the risks in Australia’s most dangerous industry

    January 07

    TWU NSW secretary elect Michael Aird said this morning’s fatal truck crash on the M2, which took the life of a truck driver, was a tragic reminder of the risks of working in Australia’s most dangerous industry.

  • Media Release

    Appeal over Christmas Truck-related Deaths

    December 22

    The Transport Workers’ Union has appealed for vigilance and safety this Christmas period to ensure families are not left devastated in truck-related crashes.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 December 2014

  • News

    FOI follies prove the powerful hate disclosure

    December 22

    Tony Sheldon

    Sydney Morning Herald, 22 December 2014

     

    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon writes in the SMH on how the Abbott government’s changes to the Freedom of Information Act threaten to deprive the public of information it has a right to know.

  • Media Release

    Coles Still Squeezing Truck Drivers

    December 16

    The Transport Workers’ Union has today criticised Coles for settling its dispute with suppliers while at the same time keeping the pressure on truck drivers, resulting in tragedy on our roads.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 December 2014

  • News

    Orica Strike Over Potential $10,000 Pay Cut

    December 16

    Operations at more than 20 Hunter mines were at a standstill on Tuesday afternoon as essential workers downed tools to strike against cuts to pay and conditions.
     
    Newcastle Herald, by Peta Doherty, 16 December 2014

  • News

    TWU Garbos Build Power To Make A Stand

    December 15


    TWU Garbos are building union power and gathering support from the community to tell waste contractor JJ Richards they will not let their pay and conditions be trashed.
     
    TWU QLD News, 15 December 2014