TWU

  • News

    Long, dangerous road to fair go for truckies - Anthony Albanese MP

    February 20

    Facts are stubborn but statistics are more pliable, said the master of the great one-liner Mark Twain. That's why, when it comes to truck accidents, the figures might help but they don't really tell the story.  

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon in response to latest Qantas Group Announcement

    February 17

    My thoughts are first and foremost with the workers, families and communities that have been devastated by yesterday’s announcement from the Qantas Group. Some 500 workers will pay the price for the company’s arrogance and bad decision-making. The TWU represents the large majority of the 150 workers at the Adelaide Catering facility which management announced it will axe next March. This workforce will in all likelihood be replaced by an outsourcing company.

  • Media Release

    HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER

    February 15

    The Road Safety Remuneration Bill presents a historic opportunity for politicians on all sides to support legislation which will make our roads safer for every Australian and to stand up to major retail bullies such as Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • News

    'Historic opportunity' as committee hearing begins

    February 15

    The Transport Workers Union has continued to press its case for a safe rates tribunal as a parliamentary committee begins scrutinising the Federal Government’s proposed reform.

  • Media Release

    Legislate For Militant employers

    February 14

    The continuing attacks on employees, the wider community, and the ongoing dangerous commentary from Qantas Jetstar, should be met with a commitment by Government to tackle militant employers. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    COLES AND OTHER RETAILERS ‘SQUEEZING THE LIFE’ OUT OF AUSTRALIANS: TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION

    February 13

    Coles and other major retailers are literally squeezing the life out of Australians, driving down safety standards in the transport industry to feed their insatiable demand for ever greater profits. That's according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.