TWU

  • News

    $5000 'Carrot' For Being on Time A Great Way to Incentivise Workers, Says Minister

    July 09

    Daily Telegraph, by Annabel Hennessy, 7 July 2018
     
    SYDNEY bus drivers are allegedly being pushed to speed and flout traffic rules to try to win a $5000 weekly prize for the driver most often on time.

  • News

    Foodora Dishes Out Punishment to Injured Riders In 'Oppressive' Policy

    July 09

    ABC News, By David Chau, 6 July 2018
     
    Foodora's delivery riders have spoken out about an "oppressive" policy which pits them against each other in a "survival of the fittest" contest.

  • Media Release

    VOLUNTARY CERTIFICATION IS WAY OFF THE MARK: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MUST BE REGULATED BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

    July 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 July 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union says Dr Alan Finkel’s proposal for a voluntary certificate that would give Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies and products an ‘ethical stamp’ is miles off the protections we need to keep people safe and alive in Australia.

  • News

    EX-DELIVERY RIDER TAKES ON FOODORA IN AUSTRALIAN FIRST

    July 05

    SBS News, by Hannah Sinclair, 4 July 2018
     
    A former delivery rider has taken his dismissal to the Fair Work Commission, in what’s believed to be the first case of its kind.

  • News

    TWU WELCOMES VIC OWNER DRIVER LAWS

    July 05

    ATN, 4 July 2018
     
    Proposed laws will give owner drivers access to existing contracts and require they be paid within 30 days, among other things.

  • News

    STATE ALP PUTS AI POLICY ON THE TABLE

    July 05

    The Australian, by Chris Griffith, 4 July 2018

    The Labor Party is considering a policy to regulate the use of artificial intelligence following forecasts of substantial job losses as a result of automation.