• News

    'Kernel of truth' in Coles' claims, TWU alleges

    August 20

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has fired back at Coles in its dispute with the retailer, accusing it of trying to ignore the influence it has on the transport supply chain.

    Ruza Zivkusic-Aftasi, ATN

  • News

    Teen hits bus driver in face

    August 17

    A Teenager has chased a Gold Coast driver off his bus and punched him in the face.

  • News

    Life Membership for Glenn Sterle

    August 15

    WA native’s decades-long representation of workers went from driving road trains to shepherding Safe rates legislation through the Australian Senate.

    From: On the Move, the TWU Queensland Journal, Winter 2012

  • Media Release

    Veteran Truckies Tell Coles To Stand Up and Take Responsibility

    August 14

    Veteran Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) truckies united outside Coles in central Sydney this morning (14 August 2012) to tell the giant retailer to start taking responsibility for the lethal pressures in the trucking that make it Australia’s most deadly industry.

  • News

    Shorten challenges Qantas over job cuts 'tied to sharemarket jitters'

    August 10

    WORKPLACE Relations Minister Bill Shorten has questioned whether Qantas management is "needlessly scrapping" thousands of jobs in a short-term response to the sharemarket.

  • Audio

    ABC News Radio: Tony Sheldon Talks About FWA Qantas Ruling

    August 08

    ABC News Radio interviews Tony Shedlon, National Secretary of Transport Workers Union, on the Fair Work Australia Qantas Ruling. Tony says the union is fighting for job security for the members, and he is very concerned with the announcement that Alan Joyce has said they will smash 2,800 full time jobs. Tony says Qantas has been successful for 20 years in turning a profit, but Joyce is taking this company on a low road to disaster.