TWU

  • Media Release

    Qantas Job Cuts Will Have Tragic Consequences for Employees and the Public

    May 21

    Today’s announcement that more than 530 Qantas employees will lose their jobs is further proof of a militant employer gone rogue, with tragic consequences for their employees and the Australian travelling public. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    Tell the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) that Rio Tinto has no place in the Olympic Games : A LabourStart Campaign

    May 18

    Mining giant Rio Tinto is the official Olympic supplier of the metal used to make the 2012 Olympic medals – yet it locked out 780 workers who are standing up against the company's aggressive contracting-out demands at a highly profitable aluminum smelter in Alma, Quebec.

  • Media Release

    Insecure Work Leads To Insecure Skies

    May 17

    The Australian aviation industry deserves a real future, with safe and secure employment, integrity and a clear path for Australian-based airlines to again be recognized as the safest in the world. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Coles Must Stop Dancing Around Truck Safety

    May 16

    Coles and other major retailers must stop dancing around safety in the transport industry and
    begin to play their part in safer roads for everyone. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National
    Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    NSW: Truckies protest in Sydney for safety

    May 16

    SYDNEY, May 16 AAP - Truck drivers and union supporters have staged their second protest in a week in Sydney to demand improved safety on the roads.

  • News

    Court ruling gave workers victory

    May 11

    A ruling last month by the Federal Court in Melbourne secured a significant victory for members of the Transport Workers' Union (TWU) employed by waste company JJ Richards.