TWU

  • Media Release

    AIRLINE INDUSTRY PROFITS WHILE DESTRUCTION OF JOBS CONTINUES, TWU WARNS

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    Ahead of confirmation at today’s Qantas agm of massive profits, the Transport Workers’ Union is warning that aviation workers continue to struggle on low rates, forced part-time work and casualisation.

  • Media Release

    GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON AIRPORT SECURITY IS PIECEMEAL, SAYS TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION

    October 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 October 2017
     
    New measures for ground-handling staff at airports will not go far enough in strengthening security, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    CONTROVERSIAL AVIATION COMPANY BACKTRACKS ON CASE TO HALT TWU CHALLENGE AFTER BEING CAUGHT LYING

    October 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 October 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports has backtracked on a case to stop the TWU challenging its substandard 2012 enterprise agreement after being caught lying.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS OUT AIRLINES & AIRPORTS OVER ATTEMPT TO ENFORCE POVERTY CONDITIONS AND STOP UNION CHALLENGE

    October 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 October 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports will today try to enforce a system of split shifts and low rates and separately try to stop the Transport Workers’ Union from challenging it.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK COMMISSION SLAMS QANTAS OVER ‘LUDICROUS’ RIP OFF OF WORKERS WHO AID ELDERLY & DISABLED

    October 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 October 2017

     

    The Fair Work Commission has slammed as “ludicrous” the defence by Qantas of paying less money to employees who help transfer elderly and disabled passengers around airports.

  • Media Release

    London Uber ban sparks calls for Australian audit of ride share and food delivery

    September 23

    The Transport Workers Union has called for a co-ordinated audit of Uber’s operations in Australia by state and federal governments, following the City of London’s decision to ban the ride sharing service.