TWU

  • Media Release

    Tackle Safety Crisis in Trucking With National Inquiry On Retail Supply Chains

    November 20

    The Government’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal can best address the continuing safety crisis in trucking, which has claimed the lives of six people in the past week alone, by focusing on the retail sector and by conducting a travelling inquiry across the country to get a thorough understanding of the scale of the problem. That’s according to senior Victorian based TWU Official, John Berger.

  • Video

    Adelaide Taxi Drivers in Race Row

    November 20

    Dozens of cab drivers walked off the job earlier this month amid claims they're being racially abused at work. They say it's been going on for months, but Adelaide Independent Taxis firmly denies the accusations.

  • Media Release

    Online Check-In Breakdown Highlights Importance Of Front Line Staff

    November 16

    Major flaws in airline online check-in programs, which delayed hundreds of passengers across Australia last weekend, further reinforce the fact that while technological advances are welcome, they must never come at the expense of proper staffing levels at all airlines flying in Australia. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Another Tragic Week On Our Roads Highlights Need To Address Lethal Pressures In Trucking

    November 16

    The continuing toll of serious truck crashes on our roads are a tragic reminder of the need to urgently address the dangerous and often life-threatening pressures in road transportation driven by demands from major clients. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary, of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Video

    Truckies Tell Coles AGM: People Are Dying For Your Profits

    November 15

    Truckies Tell Coles AGM: People Are Dying For Your Profits

  • Video

    TWU Protest at Coles in QLD

    November 14

    Transport Workers' Union (TWU) protests at Coles in QLD on 14 November 2012, as part of its national day of action for trucking safety which coincides with the Coles AGM at Perth.