TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Call on Vietnamese Government to Meet Human Rights Obligations

    May 23

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) National Council today passed a resolution calling on the Vietnamese Government to meet its international human rights obligations by allowing free and independent trade unions.

  • Media Release

    TWU Council Calls For End to Exploitation of Skilled Migration

    May 22

    The exploitation of loopholes in Australia’s skilled migration system has come under fire today at the Transport Workers’ Union’s National Council in Darwin.

  • Media Release

    Political Courage Needed to Safeguard Australia’s Aviation Industry

    May 22

    Political courage is needed to safeguard Australia’s aviation industry, which risks becoming little more than a ghost industry with jobs outsourced and offshored and human right abuses imported, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Video

    TWU Urging NT Government Not to Introduce Open Speed Limit

    May 21

    (Channel 9 Darwin, 20 May 2013) The TWU is urging the NT Government not to introduce open speed limits because it would be too dangerous and increase demand on truck drivers. National Secretary Tony Sheldon made the plea at the TWU National Council Meeting in Darwin. He also called on the unions not to give up on Labor in the federal election.

  • Media Release

    Crisis Facing Australia’s Aviation Industry Laid Bare

    May 21

    The extent of the crisis facing the Australian aviation industry was highlighted by a panel of industry experts and academics at the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Council in Darwin today.

  • Media Release

    Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal Too Important to Lose

    May 21

    The Road Safety and Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) must be given the time it needs to make Australian roads safer and not be rolled by vested interests determined to push truckies to the brink and beyond, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).