TWU

  • News

    Virgin Blue condoned porn, claim sacked workers

    June 20

    Sharing pornography has been commonplace in the offices and staff rooms of Virgin Blue for years, a group of workers  sacked by the airline claim. And they say that, far from objecting to the practice, airline management openly condoned it.At least five of the more than 25 Virgin Blue workers, sacked as part of a company-wide crackdown on pornography, are set to challenge the terminations in court as unfair dismissals.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR SECURITY ROUNDTABLE

    June 09

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for Safe Work Australia and appropriate state OH&S authorities, Cash in Transit (CiT) companies, employees and security and safety experts to come together to discuss measures for increased safety in the industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU BACKS PILOTS’ CALLS FOR IMPROVED SCREENING OF WORKERS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has called for an immediate upgrade of security at all airports after the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) claimed ground staff at the airport were not being screened adequately. 

  • Media Release

    431 DEAD WHILE THE BUREAUCRACY SLEEPS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has criticized Australia’s slow-moving bureaucrats saying the number of deaths due to truck crashes was rising while the industry waited for reforms aimed at improving safety.

  • Video

    Drivers under pressure to deliver

    May 17

    The TWU is concerned that drivers are being put under pressure by retail giants to make deliveries of alcohol to underage persons.

  • Media Release

    TWU welcomes budget announcements

    May 11

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed increased spending on aviation safety and transport infrastructure announced by the Rudd Government in the 2010-2011 budget.