TWU

  • News

    TWU Address Toowoomba's 'Second-Class' Drivers

    September 25

    Transport Workers’ Union QLD Branch Assistant Branch Secretary Scott Connolly will continue to address Toowoomba members in workplaces tomorrow before meeting up with the Friends of the Toowoomba Range over issues affecting the local residents, motorists and transport workers.

    TWU QLD Branch Media Release, 25 September 2013

  • Media Release

    Hanson Denies Contract Extension Because of Union Activism - Court Proceedings Filed

    September 17

    A proud union member and concrete Owner Driver has been denied an extension of his contact by international construction materials company Hanson, because of his union affiliation and activism.

  • News

    Barnetts Drivers Stand Firm against Company Attacks

    September 12

    Barnetts Couriers staged an urgent stop work meeting last Tuesday, in protest of bullying tactics undertaken by the company.

    TWU NSW News, 12 September 2013

  • Media Release

    Vote 1 For a Fair Go this Saturday

    September 06

    Voters are being urged to put fairness first when they go to the ballot box this Saturday.

    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon today released details of the federal election candidates right across the country who have pledged their support for a fair go for truck drivers and for fair migration laws that mean overseas workers cannot be exploited and locals get the skills and training they need.

  • Media Release

    Vote 1: Safe Rates and Safer Roads

    September 05

    Saturday’s Federal election should be a referendum on a fair go for truckies and safer roads for all Australians, with the major parties’ transport policies in the headlights, said Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

  • Media Release

    TWU Breakthrough in Negotiations with Toll

    September 05

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has reached a breakthrough in negotiations with the Toll Group, with an in-principle agreement to be put to the TWU member-led negotiation committee, in advance of meetings at Toll yards right around the country over the coming weeks.