TWU

  • News

    TWU wins 14% wage increase for transport workers

    November 25

    The Transport Workers Union has secured above-inflation wages rises of between 14 and 21 per cent for air freight workers.

  • Video

    TWU negotiating team meets with TNT

    November 23

    Our negotiating team - made up of rank and file members, delegates and national assistant secretary Michael Kaine talk about their negotiations with TNT. The Transport Workers Union have been at the negotiating table fighting to set a benchmark for claims across our industry. The team have been working towards better job safety, security and standards - not just in our yards - but for all yards.

  • Media Release

    AAE workers take action

    November 19

    Around 400 members of the Transport Workers Union employed at Australian Air Express across Australia will have held industrial action across the country.

  • Video

    A380 Aeroplane Scare, Yemen Cargo Bomb - Poor aviation security could see blood on their hands

    November 04

    In the last week we've seen bombs found in passenger-plane cargo cause an international security crisis. Then a Qantas aircraft forced to make an emergency landing after an engine exploded. Just over two month ago National Secretary, Tony Sheldon said "They can't wait for a bomb to go off before they take safety seriously". Last night Tony spoke to Peter Lloyd of the dangers in, and some solutions for the Aviation industry on ABC's Lateline.

  • News

    ALL AIRLINES COMING TO AUSTRALIA SHOULD FACE CARBON LEVY

    October 15

     The Transport Workers Union has backed Qantas’s concerns over the introduction of a proposed carbon tax, and has called for a level playing field in the aviation industry to ensure Australian airlines are not adversely affected by overseas competition.

  • Video

    TWU negotiating team meets with Toll

    October 14

    The Transport Workers Union have been at the negotiating table fighting to set a benchmark for claims across our industry. Our negotiating team - made up of rank and file members, delegates and national assistant secretary Michael Kaine - have just finished the second day of negotiations with Toll. The team have been working towards better job safety, security and standards - not just in our yards - but for all yards.