• News

    'Historic opportunity' as committee hearing begins

    February 15

    The Transport Workers Union has continued to press its case for a safe rates tribunal as a parliamentary committee begins scrutinising the Federal Government’s proposed reform.

  • Media Release

    Legislate For Militant employers

    February 14

    The continuing attacks on employees, the wider community, and the ongoing dangerous commentary from Qantas Jetstar, should be met with a commitment by Government to tackle militant employers. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release


    February 13

    Coles and other major retailers are literally squeezing the life out of Australians, driving down safety standards in the transport industry to feed their insatiable demand for ever greater profits. That's according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • Audio

    Michael Kaine, TWU Assistant national Secretary discuses Road Safety Remuneration Bill on ABC radio

    February 10

    Michael discuss the piece of legislation and the benefits it would have in the trucking industry. He explains how the transport industry is economically tight, where large groups such as Coles and Woolworths try to be as economically efficient as possible and are 'squeezing every last dollar out of the transport operators', whom they hire.

  • News

    Fox lashes out at Woolies and Coles for 'dictating terms'

    February 08

    Trucking magnate Lindsay Fox has launched a scathing attack on Australia's major retailers, accusing them of "expecting everything for nothing", as farmers and grocery suppliers claim they are using their market power to demand cheaper prices.

  • News

    More offshoring of Australian jobs? Can you bank on it?

    February 07

    Reports of more offshoring of jobs from Australia to other countries are, seemingly, a daily occurrence. Such reports include, for example, the manufacturing of cars and their components and aspects of the service sector, including information technology (IT), telecommunications and banking.