TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FOODORA OVER PLAN TO QUIT AUSTRALIA

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018 

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Foodora of ceasing operations in Australia to avoid responsibility for paying its riders millions of dollars in  backpay as a result of wage theft.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS 'WEAK' AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport.

  • News

    VIDEO: The Women Driving Australia

    August 03

    SBS THE FEED, 2 August 2018

    The Transport Workers Union has labelled truck driving ‘Australia’s deadliest job.’ It’s also one of the most male-dominated. There’s a small group of women behind the big rigs making it their mission to breathe new life into the industry they love. Check out their stories here:

  • News

    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Unfairly Targeted

    July 26

    Truck driver Frank Black is angry that truck drivers are unfairly targeted, meanwhile there's no scrutiny of wealthy retailers and manufacturers who are putting pressures on drivers. Watch this video on Frank's case:

  • News

    TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

    July 26

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 26 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period.

  • Media Release

    THREAT TO AVIATION SAFETY AS COMPANY SEEKS TO BRING IN SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AIRPORT WORKERS

    July 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that flying in Australia will become less safe if a company wins federal court approval for split shifts for airport workers.