TWU

  • Media Release

    THREE DEAD IN HORROR SYDNEY TRUCK CRASH AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DITHERS

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018  

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government’s inaction over the crisis in trucking as three people were killed in a truck crash in Sydney today.

  • Media Release

    PROTESTS AT MAJOR AIRPORTS AS COURT CASE BEGINS ON SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AVIATION EMPLOYEES

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018
     
    Airport employees are protesting at all major airports today as a Federal Court case opens on bringing in split shifts and poverty conditions for all aviation staff.

  • News

    TWU WILL RALLY AGAINST RUTHLESS ALPHA FLIGHT SERVICES JOB CUTS

    February 16

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch, 15 February 2018
     
    TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) Secretary John Berger has told distressed members that the union will fight tooth-and-nail for their jobs after Alpha Flight Services told staff this week that it will be ruthlessly sacking hundreds of full-time workers.

  • News

    Truck Driver Rights A 'Matter of Public Safety'

    February 12

    Macarthur Chronicle Campbelltown, by Daniel Zautsen, 9 February 2018
     
    Campbelltown state Labor MP Greg Warren is leading a push to give truckies delivering bread, milk and cream the same rights as other transport workers.

  • Media Release

    ALDI IN COURT IN ATTEMPT TO SILENCE TRUCK DRIVERS

    February 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 February 2018
     
    Aldi is today back in the Federal Court attempting to silence truck drivers and stop them from protesting and speaking out about safety in the wealthy retailer’s supply chain.

     

  • Media Release

    SHOCKING NUMBER OF TRUCKING BREACHES REVEALS ABSENCE OF POLICY & REGULATION

    February 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a gaping lack of regulation and policy after police issued over 2,000 truck defect notices yesterday in the largest ever inspection operation.