TWU

  • News

    Our Fight is Your Fight: The TWU-Teamsters New Pact Born Out of Toll Battle

    June 15

    The globalized economy has shrunk our world linking workers across continents through the tentacles of major low-road retailers like Walmart and the popular apparel brands that line its shelves like Under Armour. As these corporate giants roam the planet to win the race to the bottom to squeeze more profits workers throughout the supply chain are often subjected to inhumane working conditions that have a destructive impact on their lives and their loved ones, whole communities and the environment.

  • News

    TWU fights Qantas on crew

    June 11

    THE Transport Workers’ Union yesterday weighed into the foreign labour dispute, demanding the Gillard government prevent Qantas from hiring overseas flight attendants "for $400 a week".

  • News

    SKY News, Australian Agenda, 10 June 2012

    June 10

    TWU National Secretary was a guest of Sky News Agenda recently and during the interview Tony discussed a number of issues including Qantas, Enterprise Migration Agreements and the Carbon tax.
     

  • Media Release

    Qantas Workers Keep The Kangaroo Flying

    June 05

    Qantas remains a profitable airline despite the litany of disastrous decisions by senior managements over the past year. An about turn in the management culture is required if the flying kangaroo is to remain flying high. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.  

  • Audio

    AM: Qantas CEO Accused Of Misleading Senate

    June 01

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has been accused of misleading a Senate committee about his decision to lock out workers last year. 

 For the full story, please visit the following link: http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2012/s3515727.htm

  • Media Release

    Qantas Management Must Come Clean On Lockout As Testimony Shows Alan Joyce Misled Senate Committee

    June 01

    Senior management at Qantas have admitted they planned last October’s lockout weeks in advance, directly contradicting the evidence given to a Senate inquiry and to Qantas shareholders AGM.  The Government must investigate this matter urgently and senior executives must be held to account. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.