TWU

  • Media Release

    HOW MANY MORE DEATHS WILL IT TAKE?

    February 24

    Coles and other major retailers must be made accountable for the safe transportation of the goods and must stop “squeezing the life” out of truck drivers. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union, (TWU).

  • Video

    Coles Coles you can't lie, every year 330 truck drivers die

    February 24

    Truck drivers and their families made their voices heard at Coles, Roseland Shopping Centre in Sydney. They are urging Coles to stop squeezing the live out of truck drivers, and stop 330 deaths on Australian roads every year.

  • News

    Signing up for safety - Truckies Campaign for Fairer Working Conditions

    February 22

    Ben Mcclellan families of Blacktown truck drivers don’t know if their loved ones will come home safely because of what are described as unfair working conditions, Greenway federal Labor MP Michelle Rowland said.

  • 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).