TWU

  • News

    Qantas faces first shot from engineers

    May 10

    Qantas engineers are poised to fire the first shot in what may be an extended industrial battle leading to widespread delays and cancellations.

  • News

    Airport security a 'terrorist disaster waiting to happen'

    May 07

    Airport workers representatives have called for a fundamental overhaul of Australia's aviation security protocols, branding lax standards as a "terrorist disaster waiting to happen".

  • Media Release

    Airline unions slam companies over lax security while TWU threatens strike action

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union has threatened strike action at Qantas over security and safety concerns after the airline cancelled negotiation talks today with workplace committees when management were called to a meeting with the aviation safety regulator, CASA.

  • News

    Anti-union "purge" at DHL in South Africa

    May 06

    The ITF has learned that workers and managers at DHL in South Africa are being subjected to intimidation for attempting to join a union.

  • Media Release

    Transport Department confirms TWU claims

    May 04

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s confirmation of claims by the workforce that only permanent staff were properly background checked for security concerns. 

  • News

    Airport worker breach highlights risks

    May 04

    Questions have been raised about the adequacy of airport security amid union claims a foreign national working illegally on a student visa was able to access secure areas at Canberra Airport.