TWU

  • News

    Paid parental leave ‘over my dead body’, says Abbot

    February 09

    Reports that Liberal leader Tony Abbott is considering a taxpayer-funded paid maternity leave scheme must be treated with extreme suspicion given his track record as a supporter of WorkChoices and previous hardline opponent of helping working mothers, say unions.

  • Video

    TWU campaigns for better defence removals

    January 28

    News report on the TWU's campaign for defence personnel to have a right to expect that their furniture and possessions be moved and stored professionally and delivered undamaged and on-time.

  • Media Release

    UNIONS TO LOOK AT QANTAS SAFETY LAPSES IN VIETNAM

    January 15

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia has today written letters to the Vietnamese Government and their ambassador in Australia to inform them of the Union’s intent to investigate alleged safety breaches by Australian airlines operating out of Vietnam.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS DEAL TO FACE INTERNATIONAL SCRUTINY

    January 07

    The Transport Workers Union raised further concerns today following the announcement of Qantas’ strategic alliance with AirAsia.

  • Media Release

    Qantas deal must make jobs and security a priority

    January 06

    The Transport Workers Union today said that any deal between the Qantas group of companies and Malaysia’s AirAsia must have best practice safety, security and employment conditions as a priority.

  • News

    UNION URGES DRIVERS TO TAKE CARE

    December 30

    The Transport Workers Union has urged all motorists to be careful throughout the remainder of the holiday season and reminded drivers that truck movements are the same across the year, including in the holiday period.