TWU

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDER & TWU TO SPEAK AHEAD OF DEMANDS FOR RIGHTS FOR WORKERS IN ON-DEMAND ECONOMY

    July 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2018

    The NSW Labor state party conference is this weekend expected to back calls to give food delivery riders the same rights as truck drivers, such as minimum rates and the right to take complaints against employers.

  • Media Release

    ALDI ATTACK ON TRUCK DRIVERS RESUMES AFTER RETAILER REFUSES TO DROP CASE

    June 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 June 2018
     
    Aldi has said it will continue a Federal Court case attacking the right of truck drivers to speak out about safety in its supply chain rather than hold talks with the TWU.

  • News

    STATE LAWS KEY TO REGULATION: LABOR

    June 28

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Anna Patty, 27 June 2018
     
    A future Labor government would introduce state laws to regulate the pay and conditions of food delivery riders and other online platform workers.

  • News

    UNIONS PUSH FOR 'THREE STRIKES' PENALTIES ON CONTRACTORS

    June 28

    The Australian, by Ewin Hannan, June 28, 2018
     
    Unions will press federal Labor to back a policy that proposes head contractors lose government contracts if they or companies in the contract supply chain breach workplace laws three times.

  • News

    Job Security for Court Security

    June 25

    TWU WA Branch News, 6 June 2018

    In 2015 it was announced that the Western Australian State’s Court Security & Custodial Services (CS&CS) contract was being put out to re-tender. 
     

  • News

    TRANSFER OF PRISONERS AFFECTED IN MELBOURNE AS 24-HOUR STRIKE BEGINS

    June 20

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 16 June 2018
     
    The transfer of prisoners in Melbourne will be severely cut back today as G4S employees walk off the job over cuts to penalty rates and other benefits which are impoverishing staff.