• News

    Worker Locked In Aircraft Cargo Hold Raises Questions Over Aerocare Safety Record

    April 20

    ABC News, by James Thomas, 20 April 2017

    Key points: 

    * Baggage handling supervisor accidentally locked in the hold of a Virgin aircraft
    Neither Aerocare nor Virgin reported the incident to safety authorities

    Former workers say lack of reporting indicative of lax Aerocare safety standards

    Aerocare denies claims, says its safety record is impeccable

  • News

    Australia Pension Industry Targets Private Equity Over Labour Practices

    April 13

    Financial Times, by Jamie Smyth, 12 April 2017
    First Super, which manages A$2bn ($1.5bn) in funds, is targeting private equity over labour standards at their client companies in the first big move by Australia’s powerful pensions industry in response to a string of scandals linked to poor working conditions.

  • News

    Private Equity Put On Notice Over Wage Concerns

    April 10

    The Age, by Adele Ferguson, 8 April 2017
    Strap on your seatbelts, shareholder activism is about to ramp up.

  • News

    Allegations Of Aerocare Cover Up Continue

    April 07

    Daily Examiner, Letters To The Editor, 7 April 2017
    Behind the shiny facade at our airports, there are employees struggling to make ends meet ('Airport 'sleeps' put to rest', 6/4).

  • News

    Calls For Adelaide Bus Security Beef Up After Driver Assaulted

    April 06

    7 News Adelaide, 5 April 2017
    Seven News has obtained a bus driver's distress calls during a vicious attack in the city.

  • News

    An Important Message From TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger

    April 05

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 3 April 2017
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has demanded a full explanation from the Victorian Government after it released plans for a 24/7 ban on trucks using suburban streets in Yarraville and Footscray to begin when the Western Distributor road project opens.