TWU

  • News

    Court ruling gave workers victory

    May 11

    A ruling last month by the Federal Court in Melbourne secured a significant victory for members of the Transport Workers' Union (TWU) employed by waste company JJ Richards.

  • News

    Retail giants on notice to face court

    May 11

    The big retailers will face scrutiny over driver safety after police filed more than 1000 charges against executives of four trucking companies.

  • Media Release

    Coles Are Pushing Safety Down The Chain

    May 10

    Truckies from the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), together with their families, held a number of protests at Coles’ stores across Australia today (10.5.12) to highlight the giant retailer’s responsibility for the lethal pressures in the trucking industry and across the entire supply chain.

  • 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.