TWU

  • News

    Dark Side of Food Delivery App

    February 26

    (CH10 The Project, 25 Feb 2018) An investigation has uncovered the much darker side of food delivery apps. Foodora rider Anvesh Kumar details how experienced a racial attack during a delivery. Foodora's handling of the situation highlights the vulnerability of the delivery workers. Critics say that the treatment the delivery riders from the apps are same as exploitation.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS ON FLIGHT SAFETY IF SPLIT SHIFT CASE SUCCEEDS

    February 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that safety in aviation will be put at risk if a Federal Court case results in airport employees forced to work split shifts.

  • Media Release

    'Worrying Trends': Gig Economy Threatens to Cost Consumers 'Quality' Services, Economist Warns

    February 23

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 22 February 2018
     
    Uber-style contract work is a bigger threat to future jobs in the $80 billion transport industry than automation, a new report has warned.

  • News

    A 'NO' Vote Is A Vote to Cut the Pay Of Penrith City Garbos

    February 23

    TWU NSW Branch Media Release, 23 February 2018
     
    This coming Monday night, 26 February 2018, Penrith City Council Garbos will be seeking to address the weekly Penrith Council meeting. Garbos face the loss of $300 a week from their pay because the Council tender for waste collection has no guaranteed protections for drivers’ wages and conditions.

  • Media Release

    92% INCREASE IN NSW TRUCK CRASH DEATHS, OFFICIAL DATA SHOWS

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning not enough is being done to reduce risks to safety in trucking as the latest official data shows the increase in deaths from truck crashes continues.

  • News

    VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Airport Protests over Split Shifts

    February 19

    On 16 February 2018, aviation workers portested at major airports around the nation over proposed changes to pay and working conditions which they say risk safety and security.