TWU

  • Video

    Cash Crisis

    October 29

    Some ATMs and bank branches in SA and NT won't be restocked with cash while workers at Chubb Security take industrial action. The Transport Workers Union says its member will go on strike and will affect ANZ Banks and several credit unions. Ray Wyatt, Transport Workers' Union SA/NT Branch Secretary, says they are among the lowest paid workers in the country even though they go through weeks of security training and have to get a gun licence.

  • Media Release

    Cash Crisis Pending As Melbourne Cup Looms

    October 29

    ATMs and Banks in South Australia and the Northern Territory will not be serviced from Thursday 1 November until Saturday 3 November unless management at Chubb Security offer a fair deal to staff who are some of the lowest paid in their profession across the country. That’s according to Ray Wyatt, South Australia and Northern Territory Branch Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

    Transport Workers' Union SA/NT Branch Media Release
     

  • Video

    Vicious Assault Against Bus Drivers

    October 26

    (Channel 9, Adelaide, 26 October 2012) Nine News has obtained footage of a vicious assault against a bus driver. The incident has prompted safety concerns, with one company hiring its own security guards, and there are calls for similar measures on all public transport. At least one bus driver is assaulted every fortnight. The Transport Workers Union believes the security program should be expanded across the entire network and is urging the SA Govt to step in.

  • Media Release

    One Toll Vision Must Be More Than Just Words

    October 26

    Management at the Toll Group have the opportunity to show that their ‘One Toll’ policy for a productive, efficient and safer workplace for all Toll workers is more than a public relations exercise by implementing this at all Toll sites across the globe. That’s according to Michael Aird, Senior Official of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    ‘Safe rates’ legislation needed in New Zealand also

    October 26

    A law change is needed to stop unsafe practises by truck drivers on New Zealand’s roads, the drivers’ union said today, ahead of a special briefing later this morning on new legislation protecting Australian drivers.

    First Union Media Release

  • News

    'P*ssed off' Kruger faces angry unions at Toll AGM

    October 26

    Union officials have used Toll’s annual general meeting today to accuse the company of mistreating truck drivers, but Managing Director Brian Kruger has questioned the credibility of the accusations.

    By Ruza Zivkusic-Aftasi, Australasian Transport News, 26 October 2012