TWU

  • Media Release

    PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS FAIL THE REAL WORLD TEST

    January 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 January 2019
     
    Productivity Commission recommendations for the superannuation system would leave workers without the ability to bargain for stronger retirement savings by removing superannuation from the industrial relations system, the TWU has warned.

  • Media Release

    GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO EXPEDITE REDSTAR TRANSPORT ENTITLEMENT CLAIMS

    January 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 December 2018
     
    The TWU has received a commitment from the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations to expedite claims for lost pay and entitlements from Redstar Transport workers following the collapse of the company just days before Christmas.

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    TWU letter to Minister O'Dwyer

    December 21

    The TWU has written to Minister O'Dwyer urgently requesting the Government to support Redstar workers

  • News

    REDSTAR TRANSPORT COLLAPSE PROVES THE NEED FOR REGULATION

    December 21

    The TWU says the Federal Government is to blame for the collapse of Redstar Transport after it scrapped a road safety watchdog that held wealthy companies to account for their transport supply chain. 

  • News

    TWU CONCERNED REDSTAR TRANSPORT MAY BE ENTERING INTO ADMINISTATION IN ANOTHER BLOW TO THE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

    December 20

    The Transport Workers’ Union has received concerning reports from Redstar Transport members that indicate the company is about to go into administration. Reports include drivers being told to return their loads to the nearest depot and interstate drivers being repatriated to their homes. The TWU has also been informed that other transport operators have been instructed to cease contracting work to Redstar Transport.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS AND THEIR CHILDREN TO MAKE CHRISTMAS APPEAL TO ALDI OVER SAFETY

    December 19

    Truck drivers and their children are appealing in a Christmas message to Aldi to end its attacks on them and to commit to safety in transport.