TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Protected Action Ballot At Jetstar

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today lodged an application at the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot which could lead to industrial action after Jetstar continued to refuse to compromise in talks for a new enterprise agreement.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Need For Solution To Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    Three children have been left without their parents who were tragically killed after a horrific truck crash in Melbourne’s west this morning. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union To Oppose Move To Delay Order Aimed At Saving Lives

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016 

    The Transport Workers’ Union will vehemently oppose applications by several industry groups, such as Ai Group, NatRoad and Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association to delay a road safety watchdog ruling aimed at saving lives.

  • Media Release

    TWU Appeals For Government To Support Road Safety After Horror Week Of Truck Deaths

    March 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is appealing to the Federal Government to back a ruling by the road safety watchdog after 12 people were killed in truck crashes in just nine days.

  • Media Release

    Action Needed As Report Exposes Widespread Harrassment At DHL

    March 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has called for immediate action to investigate DHL operations in Australia after a new report exposed widespread harassment and bullying of employees by management in the company’s international operations.

  • Media Release

    TWU Protests Employee Abuses At Qatar Airways As Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 March 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union has held a protest in Sydney over Qatar Airways’ abuse of employees as the airline began its first flights to Sydney.