TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ACTION AS SAFE WORK SHOWS 40% OF WORKER DEATHS WERE TRANSPORT WORKERS

    April 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for urgent action to address the alarming increase in deaths among transport workers, which have by far the highest workplace deaths of any industry.

  • Media Release

    Toll Workers Request Turnaround Plan

    April 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 April 2017
     
    Workers at Toll have requested that the company put forward a turnaround plan to staff following recent difficulties. A committee of rank-and-file members have made the request and yard meetings will be held in the coming days and weeks to discuss more fully a Japan Post write-down on Toll and announcements on job cuts.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR CRISIS MEETING OF AVIATION INDUSTRY AFTER EXPOSE ON SAFETY & INJURIES

    April 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urgently calling for a meeting of the aviation industry following revelations last night on 7.30 about Aerocare that showed safety at Australian airports is at risk.

  • Media Release

    TWU CAUTIOUS ABOUT TWO NEW VISAS

    April 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is cautiously welcoming the Government’s stricter rules on the migrant labour program.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES AEROCARE VOTE

    April 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the rushed vote on a new enterprise agreement at Aerocare saying it lacked transparency and was held in a climate of intimidation and fear.

  • Media Release

    Port Price Hike Will Result In Risk To Safety, TWU Warns

    April 13

     
     TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 April 2017
     
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that a huge increase in port access fees by DP World Australia and Hutchinson will result in higher injury and fatality rates in trucking and the loss of jobs.