TWU

  • News

    Worker Locked In Aircraft Cargo Hold Raises Questions Over Aerocare Safety Record

    April 20

    ABC News, by James Thomas, 20 April 2017

    Key points: 

    * Baggage handling supervisor accidentally locked in the hold of a Virgin aircraft
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    Neither Aerocare nor Virgin reported the incident to safety authorities

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    Former workers say lack of reporting indicative of lax Aerocare safety standards

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    Aerocare denies claims, says its safety record is impeccable

  • News

    Australia Pension Industry Targets Private Equity Over Labour Practices

    April 13

    Financial Times, by Jamie Smyth, 12 April 2017
     
    First Super, which manages A$2bn ($1.5bn) in funds, is targeting private equity over labour standards at their client companies in the first big move by Australia’s powerful pensions industry in response to a string of scandals linked to poor working conditions.

  • News

    Private Equity Put On Notice Over Wage Concerns

    April 10

    The Age, by Adele Ferguson, 8 April 2017
     
    Strap on your seatbelts, shareholder activism is about to ramp up.

  • News

    Allegations Of Aerocare Cover Up Continue

    April 07

    Daily Examiner, Letters To The Editor, 7 April 2017
     
    Behind the shiny facade at our airports, there are employees struggling to make ends meet ('Airport 'sleeps' put to rest', 6/4).

  • News

    Calls For Adelaide Bus Security Beef Up After Driver Assaulted

    April 06

    7 News Adelaide, 5 April 2017
     
    Seven News has obtained a bus driver's distress calls during a vicious attack in the city.

  • News

    An Important Message From TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger

    April 05

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 3 April 2017
     
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has demanded a full explanation from the Victorian Government after it released plans for a 24/7 ban on trucks using suburban streets in Yarraville and Footscray to begin when the Western Distributor road project opens.