TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Government And Employers' Group Over Last-Ditch Effort To Stop Safe Rates Order

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed a last-ditch attempt tonight by the Federal Government and AiGroup to stop a ruling setting safe minimum rates for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    NatRoad Exposed At Hearings Over Failure To Represent Transport Operators & Drivers

    March 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has been exposed during weekend hearings for failing over the last two years to inform its members or educate them on the road safety watchdog’s Order on safe rates.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams NatRoad For Abandoning Transport Companies And Drivers At Road Safety Tribunal

    March 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has failed to represent transport companies or truck drivers by refusing to hold major retailers and manufacturers to account for late payments and low rates, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Quality Jobs For Employees As Airport Revenues Soar To $3 Billion

    March 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3 billion while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Government Close Loopholes Allowing Untrained Workers To Drive Trucks

    March 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 March 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union at a Senate inquiry has called on state and federal governments to urgently close loopholes allowing untrained, illegal and exploited workers to drive trucks.

  • Media Release

    UPDATED: TWU TO HOLD TALKS WITH SCOTT’S ON TUNNEL INCIDENT

    March 21

    This Thursday (March 24) the TWU are holding a second round of talks with Scott’s of Mt Gambier, the company whose trucks were driven in the incident last month when a driver on a temporary visa was unable to reverse his truck out of Sydney’s M5 tunnel after trying to enter it in error.