TWU

  • News

    CLASS ACTION AGAINST UBER RAISES QUESTIONS OVER IPO

    May 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 May 2019
     
    A class action by taxi drivers against Uber is raising serious questions over the imminent public sale of the billion-dollar backed company as a risk factor for investors, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS & GIG WORKERS

    May 02

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 1 May 2019
     
    The TWU welcomes proposed legislative changes that will make Victorian roads safer by ensuing thousands of owner drivers, forestry contractors and on-demand workers are paid a living wage.

  • Media Release

    10 TRUCKIES KILLED IN 5 WEEKS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IGNORES AUSTRALIA’S DEADLIEST JOB

    May 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 May 2019
     
    A horrific spate of truck crashes has claimed the lives of 10 drivers in just five weeks, as the Federal Government continues to refuse to put in place safety regulation to keep truckies safe at work.

  • Video

    Aldi gag order

    April 29

    (9 News, 28 Apr 2019) Aldi exposed: an ex-driver speaks out about pressure to cut safety corners while pics show emergency exits blocked. Yet Aldi is the one taking the union to court!

  • News

    Broken airport gate a security risk

    April 29


  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS WORKPLACE DEATH INVESTIGATION INTO A FIERY CRASH THAT KILLED TWO TRUCK DRIVERS

    April 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 April 2019
     
    The TWU is demanding that fatal truck crashes be investigated as workplace deaths when a truck driver is killed, following the death of two truck drivers in a head-on collision on the Augusta Highway in South Australia yesterday.