TWU

  • Media Release

    ATA Push for Foreign Truck Drivers

    January 05

    TWU Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine has slammed the call from the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) for trucking companies to be granted free reign to bring in overseas drivers as a ludicrous proposal that deliberately ignores the root causes of the crisis in the trucking industry.

  • News

    Death at Work: Improving Support for Families

    January 03

    Workplace Death Study survey

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  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes NSW Government Targeting Coles on Truck Safety

    December 23

    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine today welcomed the NSW Government’s efforts to make our roads safer by warning big retailers like Coles that squeezing truck drivers at the expense of safety can not continue.

  • Video

    Coles Steals Christmas!!!

    December 19

    The Coles Grinch summons truckies for 2013 Christmas delivery schedule. This coincides with a rally held by TWU truckies and their families at Martin Place Sydney on 10 December 2013, protesting against the lethal squeeze from the big bullies like Coles, who demand drivers meet impossible schedules and unrealistic deadlines - at dangerously low rates of pay. Find out more: http://saferates.org.au/

  • Media Release

    Qantas Secrecy Hurts 30,000 Staff

    December 18

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said it was disappointing that Qantas had refused to outline where its 1000 job cuts would fall.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 December 2013

  • Media Release

    Brindabella Airlines

    December 16

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today urged receivers for Brindabella Airlines to keep the airline flying and to ensure its 140 workers were at the top of the creditor’s list in settling debts.