• News

    Long TWU Push Gets Worker Paid

    April 12

    The TWU are sending a clear message to companies and bosses who don’t obey the rules and deny workers what they are entitled to with a recent victory for a member working for Veolia. The member has now been granted 20 weeks redundancy payments.

    Wayne Forno, Big Rigs TWU News, 2 April 2013

  • News

    Aussie Families Will Suffer If We Don't Tighten 457s

    April 12

    As National Secretary of the Transport Workers' Union (TWU) I have been vocal on the manipulation of the 457 visa system by unscrupulous employers.

    Tony Sheldon, The Daily Telegraph, April 12, 2013

  • Media Release

    Extent of Pressures in Australia’s Most Dangerous Industry Highlighted in National Survey of Truck Drivers

    April 11

    Alarming new evidence from a survey of more than 950 truck drivers across the country graphically highlights the pressures in Australia’s most dangerous industry and points the finger squarely at big retailers like Coles, according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Worker’s Union.

  • News

    JJ Richards Illegally Handling Asbestos

    April 08

    The Transport Workers’ Union demand all JJ Richards yards in Queensland be urgently audited and council contracts immediately reviewed after JJ Richards in Toowoomba tested positive to the illegal handling of asbestos.

  • Video

    Qantas Emirates Partnership Fails to Cater to National Interest

    March 31

    (Channel 7 Sydney, 31 March 2013) Tony Sheldon, the National Secretary of Transport Workers Union believes the ACCC approval of the Qantas/Emirates alliance fails to cater to the national interest.

  • Media Release

    ACCC Rejects Qantas Key Claims Yet Bizarrely Still Approves Deal

    March 27

    The ACCC has rejected Qantas’ key argument that the airline’s International Section was in terminal decline, yet today approved the Qantas/Emirates alliance and confirmed that it did not consider Australia’s national economic, security and employment interests, commented Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union today.