TWU

  • Media Release

    PROTEST AT ADELAIDE AIRPORT

    May 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 May 2018
     
    Airport workers have protested at Adelaide airport, calling on airports, airlines and Governments to address poor working conditions that are forcing staff to sleep at the airports.

  • Media Release

    TOLL GLOBAL CHARTER LAUNCH IN AUSTRALIA

    May 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 May 2018
     
    A global Charter ensuring safe and fair working standards across Toll Group’s global network has been launched in Australia today.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS & SUPPORTERS BLOCK ADELAIDE ROADS DURING PROTEST AGAINST ALDI

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 MAY 22 2018
     
    Over 100 truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have blocked a busy intersection in Adelaide during a protest. They were joined by ACTU Secretary Sally McManus, Transport Workers’ Union national and state activists and international trade unions attending TWU National Council this week.

  • Media Release

    TWU, AIRBNB AGREEMENT TO PROMOTE ETHICAL LABOUR STANDARDS

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2018
     
    A groundbreaking agreement between the Transport Workers’ Union and Airbnb will see the home sharing platform actively promote package and food delivery companies that adhere to safe rates of pay and union conditions, and the TWU endorse Airbnb for promoting humane labour standards.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR 'THREE STRIKES' LAW FOR EMPLOYERS ON PUBLIC PROJECTS AS REPORT SHOWS HUGE $600BN GOVERNMENT SPEND

    May 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2018
     
    Governments must use the power of their $600 billion annual spend to ensure decent labour standards and lift wage growth, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    REGULATORY GAPS IN TRANSPORT TO BE FOCUS OF TWU NATIONAL COUNCIL IN ADELAIDE MAY 21-24

    May 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 May 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union National Council will tackle gaping holes in regulation in the on-demand economy, road transport and aviation which leave workers impoverished, without protections and at risk of death and injury.