TWU

  • News

    Threat of industrial action hangs over Toll

    July 09

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has been given approval to ballot Toll workers on industrial action to break a deadlock on enterprise agreement negotiations.

    ATN, 9 July 2013

  • News

    Toll faces strike as TWU ballot approved

    July 09

    Around 8,500 workers from Toll Group will be balloted by the Australian Electoral Commission on forms of industrial action, including a stop-work action of up to 72 hours.

    Australian Financial Review

  • Media Release

    TWU Applies For Protected Action Ballot at Toll Group

    July 05

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) today applied to the Fair Work Commission to ballot more than 8,500 workers across the Toll Group on all forms of industrial action after negotiations with management broke down.

  • Media Release

    Latest Trucking Tragedies A Reminder of Lethal Pressures in Australia’s Most Dangerous Industry

    July 05

    Four people, including two children, were killed in three fatal truck crashes on the Australian roads in this week. These are tragedies for those involved and their loved ones, and a grim reminder of the lethal pressures in Australia’s most dangerous industry, said Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Sharon Bird A New Minister for Road Safety

    July 01

    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the appointment of Illawarra MP Sharon Bird to the position of Minster for Road Safety, Regional Development and Regional Communications, highlighting her commitment to addressing the lethal pressures facing truck drivers and the impact of this on every road user.

  • Media Release

    Skilled Migration Legislation First Step To Fairer System for Aussie and Foreign Workers

    July 01

    Legislation passed by Federal Parliament late last week has closed the door on some of the loopholes used by unscrupulous employers to exploit workers in the 457-visa program and evade their responsibility to train and educate local workers, said Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).