TWU

  • News

    Trucking tragedies highlight safety crisis

    November 07

    Media reports of nine separate fatal crashes in a recent 10-day period has drawn attention to the need to address the pressure put on truck drivers in the region.

    Surf Coast Times, 7 November 2012

  • Media Release

    Shareholder Anger at AGM Highlights Need for Qantas Management to Take ‘High Road’

    November 03

    Widespread anger from Qantas shareholders and employees at today’s Qantas AGM highlights the need for the Qantas Board of Directors to change course from the ‘low road’ policies of existing senior management, and start making the right decisions to ensure an safe and secure Australian future for Qantas and Qantas jobs. That’s according to senior Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) official Klaus Pinkas.

  • Media Release

    Future of Qantas Threatened by Bad Management, TWU Members Take Australia’s Message To Qantas AGM

    November 02

    Countless bad decisions from Qantas management in the past year have undermined the very future of the Flying Kangaroo and it is Qantas employees, shareholders and the national interest, which are suffering. That’s according to senior Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) official Klaus Pinkas.

  • Video

    Channel 7_Qantas AGM

    November 02

    (Channel 7, Sydney, 2 Nov 2012) At today's AGM, Alan Joyce, CEO, Qantas, defended last year's grounding during an industrial dispute. Outside, his alter-ego was heckled by a shareholder.

  • News

    Bus drivers take action for better job conditions

    November 02

    UNION representatives from Hunter Valley Buses met with management yesterday to discuss concerns regarding safety, rostering and workloads.

    By Janek Speight, Newcastle Herald Print Ed., 2 November 2012

  • Video

    Cash Crisis in SA/NT

    November 01

    (Channel 9) Disgruntled South Australia and Northern Territory Chubb workers have formed a picket line to block money trucks as they continue to fight for a fair deal as they are some of the lowest paid in their profession in the country.