• News

    Survey reveals unsafe conditions

    October 19

    The Transport Workers Union is surveying Mackay truckies in a bid to reduce the road toll.

  • News

    Sterle challenges Truss on safe rates

    October 18

    Labor senator and former truck driver Glenn Sterle has challenged the Opposition’s transport spokesman to a debate after he rubbished a proposed safe rates scheme for the transport industry. 

  • News

    Safe rates team meets as announcement date looms

    October 13

    The Federal Government is close to announcing its position on safe rates, meeting with its advisory group today to finalise its response to a review into trucking pay methods. 

  • Media Release

    TWU confirms national Qantas action for tomorrow

    October 12

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today confirmed that Qantas ground crews would participate in work stoppages at all major airports tomorrow following further inaction by Qantas to resolve staff requests for job security clauses over the life of the next Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA).

  • News

    Aviation workers in Kuwait suspend strike after deal is reached

    October 08

    Workers at Kuwait Airways have called off strike action after the union representing them reached a tentative agreement with the government. They had been set for industrial action on 10 October over the state-owned company’s refusal to grant them benefits awarded to other public sector workers.

  • Media Release

    Where is Qantas threat investigation up to? The Violence that Qantas ignores.

    October 07

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) today called for a formal update from Qantas on progress with investigations into alleged threats against company personnel.  The union has also flagged a serious double-standard when it comes to dealing with threats and acts of violence.