TWU

  • News

    Retailers Face Bill for Truckies' Waiting Time

    December 11

    Retailers will be forced to reimburse transport operators required to wait unreasonable times to unload goods under a union plan to be put to an industrial tribunal.

    Ewin Hannan, The Australian

  • Media Release

    Tribunal Decision Good for Truckies, Good for Business and Good for the Travelling Public

    December 10

    The decision of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to prioritise the retail sector in its first annual work programme is a victory for truckies, small business and the travelling public.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).  The Retail Sector was the first of five sectors put out by the Tribunal in its decision today.

  • Media Release

    Time for Leigh Clifford and the Old Boys' Club to Stop Attacking the Australian Way of Life

    December 06

    It’s time for Leigh Clifford and his Old Boys' Club to stop attacking workers and the Australian Way of Life.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia, (TWU).

  • Video

    Cobham Pilots Endorsed Strike Action over Pay Dispute

    December 04

    (Channel 10, Perth, 04 Dec 2012) Most of WA's fly-in, fly-out workforce and passengers could be impacted by a pilot strike. Pilots at Cobham which is contracted by Qantaslink have endorsed strike action over a pay dispute - it involves a position known as the First Officer which earns half of the captain's rate.

  • News

    Victoria Closes 'Loophole' to Catch Dodgy Drivers

    December 03

    A ‘loophole’ allowing companies in Victoria to shield their drivers from incurring demerit points for flouting traffic laws has been closed.

    By Brad Gardner, ATN

  • Media Release

    Nissan Should Do Better Or Get Off The Grid

    December 02

    Ford and Holden supporters have been given another reason to get fired up about Nissan joining the V8 SuperCars next year, with American auto workers revealing the union-busting tactics of Nissan in Mississippi.