TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes 90% Vote In Favour Of Virgin Australia Deal

    September 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 September 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has said a new deal approved by over 90% of Virgin Australia cabin crew will vastly improve conditions for staff while ensuring their vital role in the airline is recognised.

  • Media Release

    Productivity Commission Will Force Transport Workers Into Poverty

    September 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 September 2015
     
    Transport employees will be forced into poverty if the Productivity Commission’s draft report is implemented, the TWU has warned as hearings convened today in Sydney on the report.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Alan Joyce $12M Pay Packet

    August 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 August 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the almost $12 million pay packet of Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce and the over $23 million pay packets of the airline’s top management as an affront to its employees.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Road Safety Watchdog Move On Safe Rates For Drivers

    August 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 August 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed a draft decision by the road safety watchdog to set safe rates for truck drivers to cover the full costs of their work.

  • Media Release

    TWU Bus Trips To Protest Over Road Safety

    August 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 August 2015
     
    Transport Workers’ Union activists from Queensland and South Australia are to stage protests around the country before converging on the TWU New South Wales delegates’ conference this Thursday morning.

  • Media Release

    Wesfarmers Results Prove Pressure In Trucking

    August 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 August 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today called on Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers to end the squeeze on trucking after the retail giant’s financial results showed a decrease in freight costs despite a jump of over 60% in profits to $2.44 billion.