TWU

  • News

    Foodora Leaked Emails Warn Business Vulnerable Over 'Sham' Contracts

    April 30

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 29 April 2018
     
    Leaked emails from Foodora management reveal internal concerns that the food delivery platform is engaging riders on sham contracts and is exposed to legal action that could have a "devastating", domino-like effect on the business.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT PROFITS SOAR OVER $2 BILLION WHILE ATTACKS ON AIRPORT WORKER WAGES CONTINUE

    April 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 April 26 2018

    A report by the ACCC today shows profits by the four main airports has surpassed $2 billion, as airport employees this week face a major attack on their livelihoods.

  • News

    INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPANY EMBRACING CHANGE, SIGNS INDUSTRY LEADING AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL UNION FEDERATION

    April 26

    International Transport Workers Federation, 25 April 2018
     
    Toll Group has underlined its strong commitment to ensuring safe and fair working standards for all its employees across its 1,200 sites in 50 countries, by signing a unique agreement with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its affiliated unions.

  • Media Release

    AEROCARE SEEKS TO STEAL MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FROM WORKERS THROUGH NEW DODGY AGREEMENT

    April 24

    TWU Statement, 24 April 24 2018

    Aviation company Aerocare, at the centre of a scandal involving staff forced to sleep at airports, is seeking to continue wage theft by putting out a substandard agreement for vote this weekend.

  • News

    HNA scraps planned IPO for Switzerland’s Gategroup - Blow to indebted Chinese conglomerate’s efforts to strengthen its finances

    April 24

    Financial Times, by Ralph Atkins in Zurich, Robert Smith in London and Lucy Hornby in Beijing, 27 March 2018

    Chinese conglomerate HNA’s efforts to strengthen its finances have been dealt a blow with the collapse of plans to raise up to SFr1.3bn ($1.37bn) by listing Gategroup, the Swiss airline catering business it acquired less than two years ago.

  • News

    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Protests

    April 19

    Hundreds of truck drivers protested across the country today (18 April 2018) who are angry at Aldi for turning their back on road safety. Here’re some media clips of the protest highlights: