TWU

  • News

    Labor Needs Union Support More Than Ever

    May 29

    The federal opposition, business interests and conservative sections of the media are the most disciplined forces to have united against a Labor government in many years, ALP national secretary George Wright says.

  • News

    Jetstar to defend Thai cabin crew case

    May 28

    SYDNEY, May 28 AAP - Jetstar says it will fight in court claims it is allowing cabin crew recruited from Thailand to work on domestic routes at cheaper rates of pay than Australian staff.

  • News

    TWU UPS workers to ballot on protected action

    May 28

    After extensive consultation with Transport Workers’ Union UPS officials and delegates, our UPS members have asked us to proceed with an application for protected action ballot orders.

  • News

    NATIONAL PRESIDENT’S REPORT - TRANSPORT WORKERS’UNION OF AUSTRALIA NATIONAL COUNCIL, 27 MAY 2012, SYDNEY

    May 28

    Thank you Vice President Wayne Forno and welcome to Sydney, New South Wales and National Council 2012.

  • Media Release

    TWU standing-up for airline staff travel entitlements

    May 25

    Dear TWU member, You may be aware that the federal government announced changes in the 2012-13 Budget to address loopholes in the tax system that were allowing overseas executives and corporate high-flyers to claim hundreds of millions of dollars in tax benefits that were inaccessible by ordinary workers.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Triple Whammy As They Slash Services Across the Northern Territory

    May 23

    Qantas’ announcement to slash routes across the Northern Territory will do untold damage to tourism and economic development in regional Australia and reinforces senior management’s indifference to the future of Australian aviation. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.