TWU

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon on Qantas Arbitration

    March 22

    The arbitration hearing before Fair Work Australia between the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Qantas is a test case on the future of Australian employment; will we have secure Australian jobs and safety conditions or can future generations look forward to insecure work at the whim of management? That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • News

    Thumbs down for Joyce tactic

    March 22

    Qantas Airways would be prevented from grounding its fleet without prior consultation with the government and safety authorities under surprise regulations recommended by a Senate committee yesterday.

  • Media Release

    Safer Roads for all Australians - 20 Years in Making

    March 21

    The resounding vote in support of the Road Safety Remuneration Bill in the Senate yesterday means that all Australians can look forward to safer roads and truck drivers can look forward to decent pay and conditions. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU). 

  • News

    'Historic decision' paves way for safer roads

    March 21

    The move to establish a tribunal to set pay rates for truck drivers is a “historic decision”, according to the Transport Workers Union, which says the reform will improve road safety.

  • News

    Sterle threatens fisticuffs as safe rates passes

    March 21

    The Federal Government has succeeded in its push to reshape trucking pay rates, but not before a Labor senator threatened to slap around his Coalition counterpart for opposing the reform.

  • News

    Safer roads for all Australians - The Hon Anthony Albanese MP

    March 21

    Today I joined the Prime Minister and representatives from the Transport Workers Union on the lawn at Parliament House to celebrate the passing of historic laws which will improve road safety for truck drivers, their families and all Australian road users.