TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Appeals For Retailers, Government To Support Road Safety After Horror Crash In SA

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government and major retailers back a ruling by the road safety watchdog after a cyclist was killed and two others were injured in a collision with a truck in at Solomontown on the outskirts of Port Pirie, South Australia.

  • Media Release

    TWU Applications To Force Big Retailers To Implement Safe Rates Order

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is lodging a series of applications at the road safety watchdog to ensure major retailers follow a ruling setting down safe minimum rates for drivers aimed at saving lives on the roads.

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Application To Force Retailers To Pay For Transport Jobs Within 30 Days

    March 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today lodged an application at the road safety watchdog to force major retailers to pay transport operators within 30 days of work completed.

  • Media Release

    TWU Wins Protected Action Ballot Against Qantas/Jetstar Group

    March 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today won an application at the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot against the Qantas/Jetstar Group. The move was taken after the airline continued to refuse to compromise in talks for a new enterprise agreement.

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Protected Action Ballot At Jetstar

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today lodged an application at the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot which could lead to industrial action after Jetstar continued to refuse to compromise in talks for a new enterprise agreement.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Need For Solution To Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    Three children have been left without their parents who were tragically killed after a horrific truck crash in Melbourne’s west this morning. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.