• Media Release

    Toll Workers Ready To Fight

    August 27

    Workers at transport giant Toll have voted convincingly in support of protected industrial action, sending a powerful message to the company that they are willing to fight for a fair agreement that guarantees their job security, workplace safety, fair superannuation, as well as protecting against the threat of outsourcing.

  • News

    Commit to Safe Practices

    August 19

    Our dispute with coal giant Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in the port of Newcastle - the largest coal service operator in the southern hemisphere - is one such case.

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW State Secretary Wayne Forno

  • Media Release

    If You Do Aussie Work You Deserve Aussie Rights

    August 14

    The exploitation of foreign workers in Australia and the need to make sure that our kids receive the skills and training they require for the jobs of today and tomorrow is back on the electoral agenda as the Transport Workers Union (TWU) launched its campaign for Aussie Work, Aussie Rights today in Sydney.

  • News

    No Trade With Vietnam

    August 09

    It’s no accident that average American families have seen our incomes decline over the last 20 years as politicians of both parties have signed “free trade” agreements, which do nothing but trade American jobs, worker safety standards, and food and consumer safety standards for bigger corporate profits. We don’t need any more free trade agreements; what we need are fair trade agreements.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters

  • Media Release

    Qantas Turns Its Back on South Australian Workers

    August 08

    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has called on Qantas to keep the Adelaide Q Catering facility open saying that Qantas has turned its back on South Australian workers and their families, doing little to help the 150 loyal workers at the Adelaide airport whose livelihoods are threatened by the proposed closure of the facility.

  • Media Release

    Safe Rates for Truckies – Our Lives Depend On It

    August 07

    The impact of unsafe pay rates for truck drivers on road safety was laid bare in Adelaide today, when a mangled truck was put on display outside Coles in Prospect.