TWU

  • Media Release

    AMAZON MUST PROVIDE FURTHER PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT AND RECOGNISE EMPLOYEE RIGHTS TO JOIN THEIR UNIONS

    February 27

    MEDIA RELEASE OF ONLINE RETAIL & DELIVERY WORKERS ALLIANCE, 27 February 2019
     
    The Online Retail and Delivery Workers Alliance comprised of the SDA – the union for workers in retail, fast food and warehousing, and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) call on Amazon to extend permanent employment across its warehouse network and publicly recognise the rights of their employees to join their unions.

  • Media Release

    ACCC REPORT SHOWS AIRPORTS WITH PROFITS OF $2.2 BILLION MUST ENSURE GOOD JOBS, SAYS TWU

    February 25

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 25 February 2019
     
    Australia’s main airports continue to increase their profits highlighting their power at the top of the aviation supply chain and the need for them to be held accountable for low paid, insecure jobs.

  • Media Release

    SYDNEY AIRPORT EARNINGS SOAR TO $1.28 BILLION AS WORKERS PREPARE TO SERVE CLAIM OVER LOW PAY & POOR CONDITIONS

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2019
     
    Sydney Airport has seen its earnings and profits jump in the last year, as airport workers prepare to serve a claim over low pay and poor conditions.

  • Media Release

    NSW LABOR LEADER MICHAEL DALEY PLEDGES TO REGULATE ON-DEMAND ECONOMY AS DEATHS OF UBER EATS RIDERS HIGHLIGHT SAFETY RISKS

    February 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 February 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the announcement by ALP NSW leader Michael Daley of plans to regulate the on-demand economy to deliver workers’ rights and improve safety.

  • Media Release

    500 DEAD IN TRUCK CRASHES SINCE SAFETY WATCHDOG TORN DOWN; TRUCKIES GO TO CANBERRA TO DEMAND LEGISLATIVE ACTION

    February 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 Feb 2019
     
    Truck drivers, families of truck crash victims, transport companies & associations, and major retailers will gather in Canberra today to discuss a legislative framework to the crisis in trucking as the death toll reaches 500 since the Federal Government tore down a safety watchdog.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS DELIVEROO OVER PLANS TO KEEP EXPLOITING WORKERS

    February 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 February 2019


    The TWU has hit back against a Deliveroo call for the creation of a Future Work Act, saying the company is inventing new ways to keep underpaying its workers.