TWU

  • News

    Tired truckies to get a fair break

    November 22

    Fatigued truckies will be able to dob in unsafe work conditions to a new industry watchdog that will also have extraordinary powers to improve their pay and conditions.

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon - Qantas Negotiation

    November 21

    Qantas today refused point-blank to extend conciliation by a further 21 days. This strategy undermines the false platitudes that Qantas executives have planted in the media in recent days about their "confidence" in reaching agreement.

  • Media Release

    Survey shows truckies pushed through the limit

    November 20

    Results from one of the largest ever surveys of truck drivers show around forty per cent of truck drivers report being pressured into breaking fatigue regulations and one-in-four have said they are forced to drive at excessive speeds in order to meet deadlines.

  • News

    ITF Takes Action Against Qantas in London

    November 17

    London was the focus for the future of labour relations at Qantas on Wednesday 16 November, as trade unionists gathered at the Australian High Commission.

  • News

    Global unions signal they want to join fight against Qantas

    November 17

    Aviation unions from around the world warned Qantas last night that they would get involved in any future industrial confrontation between the flag-carrying airline and Australian unions.

  • News

    NSW owner-drivers must be protected: Cotsis

    November 14

    NSW Labor’s fresh-faced MP, Sophie Cotsis, has put the heat on the state’s government to rule out any changes to industrial relations provisions prescribing pay and conditions for owner-drivers.