TWU

  • Media Release

    Two Dead In Horror Crash Highlighting Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    March 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 March 2016

    Two people have been killed, including a female sedan driver and a male truck driver, in a horrific crash in Victoria, highlighting the crisis in trucking, according the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    TWU Protests Employee Abuses At Qatar Airways As Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has held a protest at Sydney airport over Qatar Airways’ abuse of employees as the airline began its first flights to Sydney. 

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Government Stamp Out Employee Abuses As First Qatar Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 1 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government ensures all airlines operating in Australia abide by labour and human rights standards as the first Qatar Airways flights to Sydney begin.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Hold Rally Demanding New Pay Rates To Tackle Road Deaths

    February 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 February 2016
     
    Truck drivers and Transport Workers’ Union activists have held a noisy rally in Adelaide to demand that wealthy retailers follow a binding law on pay rates, aimed at cutting the number of deaths on the roads.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS GROUP EMPLOYEES DEMAND DECENT JOBS AS RECORD PROFITS ANNOUNCED

    February 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 February 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on Qantas to share its record profits with its hard-working employees, many of whom are struggling on low-wages and part time hours. The airline today announced profits of $688 million in the six months to December 2015 – its best ever results in a 95-year history.

  • Media Release

    Jetstar Employees Reject Unfair Enterprise Agreement

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on management at Jetstar to begin proper negotiations for a fair agreement after employees rejected a deal which would have impoverished many.