TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO URGENTLY REGULATE GIG ECONOMY FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF TWO FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS

    January 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 January 2019
     
    The TWU slams the Federal Government for dragging its heels on regulating the gig economy following a tragic crash that killed two food delivery riders last night.

  • Media Release

    'Airport Workers Should Not Be Used and Abused': Court Rules Against Airport Split Shifts

    January 29

    SMH, 25 January 2019
     
    Airport workers in Australia have had a legal win against their employer with the Federal Court of Australia ruling they can't be forced to work split shifts.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAX GRAB PLANS OF UNDERPAID GIG ECONOMY WORKERS

    January 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 January 2019
     
    The TWU has slammed the Federal Government’s tax grab plans of on-demand economy workers, while ignoring their wealthy employers’ tax avoidance, wage theft, non-payment of superannuation and refusal to cover them while they are injured or sick.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS ATA ELECTION PROCESS AS ATTEMPTED STITCH-UP

    January 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 January 2019
     
    The TWU has criticised the ATA’s lack of information ahead of planned general council elections saying it will again result in less truck drivers taking part in the poll.

  • 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.