TWU

  • News

    Fair Work Australia must investigate company over drug charge

    September 23

     The Transport Workers Union is calling for Fair Work Australia to investigate a Penrith truck company and client requirements after two of its drivers were charged after being alleged to have taken drugs before being involved in unrelated fatal crashes in Sydney’s west.

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    ACCC airline decision welcomed by Union

    September 23

    The Transport Workers Union is supporting a move that would see an alliance between Virgin Blue and Middle-East carrier Etihad, which would see Virgin airlines selling flights to Abu Dhabi from October 1.


     
     

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    BAGGAGE HANDLERS WANT A FULL REVIEW AFTER BOMB SCARE

    September 13

    After a bomb threat on an Air China flight at Sydney International airport, baggage handlers have said they are appalled after management told them to handle and screen a suspect bag. 

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    How far they haven't come

    September 12

    After a bomb threat on an Air China flight at Sydney International airport, baggage handlers have said they are appalled after management told them to handle and screen a suspect bag. Transport Workers Union national secretary, Tony Sheldon said there were inadequate systems in place to handle the threat, and members found it appalling the police were not even called in to investigate. For more information, go to www.twu.com.au

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    FLOODS COULD DISRUPT SUPPLY CHAIN

    September 08

    With road closures and major pressure on the national supply chain as a result of the Victorian floods, there are calls for delivery schedules to become more flexible to reduce pressure on drivers who may be delayed through road closures.

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    TWU welcomes Labor Government

    September 07

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the return of the Gillard Government, saying that a return to the coalition would have been a step back in access to workplace rights and safety.