TWU

  • Media Release

    Statement from Tony Sheldon

    May 03

    The closure of national trucking company 1stFleet is a tragedy for the workforce and highlights yet again how major retailers are squeezing the life out of Australian truckies and suppliers according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    TWU vows to fight for 1st Fleet workers

    May 03

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says it will switch focus to trying to secure any outstanding rights and entitlements belonging to sacked 1st Fleet workers.

  • News

    Qantas act is being flouted

    May 02

    Qantas is avoiding its obligations to Australia in shedding maintenance jobs, union says.

  • Media Release

    Aviation Industry Must Continue To Call Australia Home

    May 01

    Australia must continue to be home to high quality aviation jobs to ensure we have a safe, sustainable and secure aviation industry for everyone, commented Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    Charges laid over bus assault

    May 01

    The Transport Workers' Union says Sunshine Coast bus drivers need to be urgently trained in conflict resolution and self-defence after an assault on Sunday.

  • Media Release

    Administration of 1stFleet Trucking Highlights Major Retailers Squeeze On The Supply Chain

    April 27

    The decision to appoint an administrator to trucking firm 1stFleet yesterday leaves hundreds of workers and their families facing a dark and uncertain future and highlights yet again the squeeze on the supply chain by major retailers like Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).