• Video

    Workers Memorial Day a timely reminder to stop road deaths in our industry now

    April 23

    TWU State Secretary Wayne Forno visited Newcastle on Wednesday to mark the upcoming Workers Memorial Day on 28 April, and promote the 20 June Convoy to Canberra for Safe Rates to delegates and members in Newcastle. Waynes message was simple: No more truck drivers should have to die trying to do their job just so that large retailers can make an extra buck, he said.

  • News

    NDU: Time for the transport industry to support safe rates

    April 21

    The National Distribution Union says all arms of the transport industry should support Labour MP Darien Fenton’s call for an enquiry into owner driver contracts.

  • Media Release

    TWU backs NRMA report

    March 23

    An NRMA report stating that the 300 deaths annually in the road transport industry cost the economy $2 billion each year should serve as a warning to business and the community that industry-wide change was urgent.

  • Media Release

    British Airways Workers Need Our Support

    March 17

    Responding to British Airways Management’s attempts to unilaterally impose massive cuts on cabin crew staff terms and conditions, (including a 25% reduction in crew numbers) thousands of BA Cabin Crew members have been working with their union Unite to reach a reasonable outcome of the companies demands. (sound familiar?)

  • Video

    Win Victoria

    March 12

    In 2010 the TWU has continued its push for Safe Rates - taking 287 crosses across regional NSW representing the 287 people who died in heavy vehicle incidents on Australian roads last year. This campaign will continue across Australia to highlight the issues of pay and conditions, and their effect on safety in the road industry. This news report covers the campaign in Bendigo.

  • Video

    WorkCover NSW tells Qantas to clean up its act

    February 28

    From ABC 1 news on February 27, 2009.