TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS OUT AIRLINES & AIRPORTS OVER ATTEMPT TO ENFORCE POVERTY CONDITIONS AND STOP UNION CHALLENGE

    October 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 October 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports will today try to enforce a system of split shifts and low rates and separately try to stop the Transport Workers’ Union from challenging it.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK COMMISSION SLAMS QANTAS OVER ‘LUDICROUS’ RIP OFF OF WORKERS WHO AID ELDERLY & DISABLED

    October 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 October 2017

     

    The Fair Work Commission has slammed as “ludicrous” the defence by Qantas of paying less money to employees who help transfer elderly and disabled passengers around airports.

  • Media Release

    London Uber ban sparks calls for Australian audit of ride share and food delivery

    September 23

    The Transport Workers Union has called for a co-ordinated audit of Uber’s operations in Australia by state and federal governments, following the City of London’s decision to ban the ride sharing service.

  • Media Release

    TWU TAKES FAIR WORK ACTION TO IMPROVE AEROCARE RATES & CONDITIONS

    September 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 September 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has taken action to lift Aerocare employees off low wages and poor conditions that force them to sleep at airports and in their cars between illegal split shifts.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT WORKERS PROTEST AS NEW REPORT SHOWS $100 BILLION LOSS TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS OVER SLASHED WAGES

    September 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 September 2017
     
    Aviation workers are holding protests at airports around the country today over low wages and appalling conditions which are risking safety and security. The protests come as a report* commissioned by the Transport Workers’ Union showed the extent that the Australian workforce will lose out on retirement savings because of attacks on wages.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS CEO PAID $25M WHILE AIRPORT WORKERS STRUGGLE ON LOW RATES

    September 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the $25 million take-home pay of Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce while aviation workers are forced onto below award rates and appalling conditions.