TWU

  • Media Release

    AGREEMENT AIMED AT RIPPING OFF AIRPORT WORKERS THROWN OUT

    August 31

    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Federal Government to hold the aviation industry to account over low paid, part-time work, after the Fair Work Commission threw out an enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports.

  • Media Release

    WE WILL FIGHT ALDI’S ATTACK ON FREE SPEECH, TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION VOWS

    August 29

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Aldi of attacking free speech by pursing a Federal Court case to stop truck drivers from protesting over its unsafe practices and to restrict the union from publishing information on the rates and conditions of any transport workers in its supply chain.

  • Media Release

    HUNDREDS OF TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST AT ALDI OVER SAFETY

    August 24

    Over 500 truck drivers and their supporters have protested at an Aldi supermarket in Mt Druitt, Sydney, angry at the wealthy retailer’s refusal to ensure safety in its transport supply chain.

  • Media Release

    TWU SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH THE ATO AFTER UNFAIR TAX CHANGES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a 43% reduction in the amount a truck driver can claim in expenses.

  • Media Release

    Enough is Enough: truckies protest Aldi's squeeze

    August 16

    Fed-up transport workers today protested at an entrance to supermarket giant Aldi’s Adelaide distribution centre to oppose the company’s inaction on road safety.

  • Media Release

    Agreement In-Principle Reached at Toll

    August 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 August 2017
     
    Following months of negotiations and agreed workplace consultations, TWU national workplace representatives and Toll have reached an in-principle agreement.