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.

  • Media Release

    Airline Grounds Inflight Advertising Promoting Australian Jobs

    November 29

    Qantas has pulled a series of inflight advertisements promoting Australian jobs for the mining sector, citing “guidelines”, the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) revealed today.

    CFMEU Media Release, 29 November 2012

  • News

    Linfox Loses Pay Fight

    November 29

    Linfox will begin paying its truck drivers overtime when they take crib breaks after Fair Work Australia (FWA) ruled the breaks amounted to work.

    ATN - 1 December 2012

  • News

    Sheldon rejects Qantas line

    November 28

    The argument over who were the winners from last year's bitter Qantas bargaining dispute continues, with TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon hitting back at recent comments made by the airline's IR manager Peter Smith about the outcome of the FWA arbitration for ground handling employees.

    Workplace Express, 28 November 2012