TWU

  • Media Release

    WIN FOR TRANSPORT WORKERS AS NATROAD BACKS DOWN ON OPPOSITION TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

    May 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 May 2018
     
    Transport workers will be able to access domestic violence leave when it is introduced nationally after NatRoad backed down in its opposition.

  • News

    9 News: Bus Security Screens

    May 07

  • Media Release

    TWU TO CHALLENGE SUBSTANDARD AEROCARE AGREEMENT

    May 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 May 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will challenge the latest substandard agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports.

  • News

    TRUCK CRASH ON STURT HIGHWAY HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS IN TRANSPORT

    May 01

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 May 2018
     
    An incident in which a truck driver was killed and another man was left critically injured highlights road transport as Australia’s deadliest job, Ian Smith, TWU SA/NT Branch Secretary has said.

  • Media Release

    GOVERNMENT MUST ACT OVER FOOD DELIVERY 'SHAM CONTRACTING'

    April 30

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 April 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the Federal Government to regulate food delivery companies after internal communication at Foodora shows the company admits it could be engaging in ‘sham-contracting’.

  • News

    Foodora Leaked Emails Warn Business Vulnerable Over 'Sham' Contracts

    April 30

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 29 April 2018
     
    Leaked emails from Foodora management reveal internal concerns that the food delivery platform is engaging riders on sham contracts and is exposed to legal action that could have a "devastating", domino-like effect on the business.