TWU

  • News

    Qantas strike threat rises after crisis talks with unions

    April 21

    Tensions with unions have escalated dramatically at Qantas in the past 24 hours, with strike action more likely than not, following a crisis summit held between the airline’s management and union leaders in Sydney yesterday.

  • Media Release

    ACCC should investigate Qantas

    April 20

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission to investigate Qantas announcement of a massive fuel-related price increase on tickets.

  • Media Release

    Qantas/Jetstar attacks workforce claims

    April 20

    Qantas/Jetstar employees have called on CEO to give surety and security to the ongoing employment of thousands of hard-working employees across Australia, after the head of Qantas outlined future plans for the flying kangaroo included destroying Australian jobs under the guise of flexibility.

  • Media Release

    Drivers want safe clean rates and cut to fuel excise

    April 19

    Transport Workers want protections applied to any action taken to improve carbon emission outputs from transport in order to protect jobs and promote safety in an industry set to double in size over the next decade.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Want Full Cost Recovery

    April 15

    Truck drivers have called on the Federal Government to provide full cost recovery from clients for all drivers if a price on carbon causes costs to increase in the transport sector.

  • News

    'Humiliated': Jetstar slammed over refusing to fly disabled passengers

    April 13

    Jetstar's treatment of two high-profile disabled campaigners has been condemned as unacceptable by New Zealand's Disability Issues Minister Tariana Turia.