TWU

  • Media Release

    Threat Of Insecure Work Hangs Over UPS Workforce As They Pursue Their Right to Strike

    July 06

    United Parcel Service Pty Ltd (UPS) workers are pursuing their right to strike as the company’s refusal to negotiate a fair agreement places their livelihood in jeopardy. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union

  • Media Release

    Major Transport Clients Must Take The Pressure Off Truckies Or Face The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal- TWU

    July 01

    Statement by Michael Kaine, Acting  National Secretary, TWU

    Major clients who place lethal pressure on road transport operators will now have to face the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal and this will result in a safer, fairer and  more  efficient  road  transport  industry  for  everyone.  That’s  according  to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    Arkwood Case Prompts TWU Warning On Underpayments

    July 01

    The Transport Workers Union is eyeing off a significant wage claim against a waste transporter after it was revealed the company paid its truck drivers under the wrong employment Award.

  • Media Release

    Fair Work Australia To Decide On The Militant Actions of Qantas Management

    June 26

    The upcoming decision of Fair Work Australia with regard to Qantas will determine if workers will have a right to a decent, secure employment or if big businesses can hold their workforce and the entire Australian community hostage with no penalty. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    Letter to the Sydney Morning Herald

    June 26

    National Secretary Tony Sheldon wrote to the Sydney Morning Herald recently to correct some of the facts in a recent article, "Qantas- who ran down the roo?"

  • News

    Safes Rates Questions Answered

    June 22

    After the first of July, a national system of Safe Rates will become a reality.
    The Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 is expected to improve the conditions of truck drivers.
    In this column Wayne Forno, TWU New South Wales Branch Secretary, answers a number of frequently asked questions about Safe Rates.