TWU

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    Workers Point to Security Flaws at Canberra and Perth Airports

    August 04

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 4 August 2017
     
    Airport workers at Perth and Canberra airports say there are serious security holes made worse by understaffing and cost-cutting.

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    Security Review Ordered for Regional Airports

    August 04

    The Australian, by EAN HIGGINS, August 4, 2017
     
    Transport Minister Darren Chester has ordered a review of security at regional airports, following warnings from terrorism experts, airline pilots and unions that they are the spots most vulnerable to jihadist attack.

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    TWU MEMBERS AT BCC TO STOP WORK, PROTEST COUNCIL

    August 02

    TWU QLD BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2017
     
    Transport Workers’ Union members will today be stopping work on Brisbane City Council projects and rallying in King George Square.

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    VIDEOS: Airport Security Warnings

    August 02

    TWU has raised concerns over the security measures at the nation’s airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers with security clearance are being granted access to high-risk areas. There are also concerns over a lack of passenger and freight screening at regional airports. TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon spoke to the media about these issues. Watch the following TV clips for more details.

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    SUNBUS DRIVERS TO STOP WORK

    July 27

    TWU QLD BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 July 2017
     
    Drivers for Sunbus on the Sunshine Coast will be stopping work as attacks on their pay and conditions increase.

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    NatRoad knocked back in NSW industrial tribunal

    July 26

    Road freight employer group NatRoad had its attempt to be recognised by the NSW industrial tribunal knocked back earlier this month, after it tried to argue it could represent employers and owner drivers at the same time.