TWU

  • News

    DRIVERS WELCOME CHANGES TO GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT

    July 28

    The Transport Workers Union, representing more than 85,000 workers in transport and distribution across the logistics chain, has today welcomed the decision by the Rudd Government to adopt a policy of procurement where the contractor supplying to the government will be accountable for the treatment of their employees and sub-contractors.

  • News

    Union calls for Governments to protect middle Australia

    July 20

    The Transport Workers Union has called on all Governments to step in and use its buying power not just to protect big business and shareholders, but to protect the working conditions of all Australians during the current global financial crisis.

  • News

    TWU CALLS ON ATA TO SUPPORT SAFE RATES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    July 08

    Members of the Transport Workers Union will today protest outside the National Press Club in Canberra as Australian Transport Association CEO, Stuart St Clair, speaks inside on safety and the future of the trucking industry.

  • News

    TWU WELCOMES NATIONAL HEAVY VEHICLE REGULATOR

    July 02

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) decision to support a national heavy vehicle regulator at today’s meeting in Darwin.

  • News

    NEW LEGISLATION PUTS DRIVERS BACK IN THE FRONT SEAT

    July 02

    The Transport Workers Union today welcomed a new era of Industrial Relations across Australia after the Fair Work Bill came into effect this week replacing Workchoices, giving more workers access to enterprise bargaining.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR FUNDS FOR SHOT DRIVER

    June 26

    The Transport Workers Union will be asking members and people in the industry to donate money to the family of a truck driver killed after being shot as he was driving his truck in Milperra. To make a donation to the family of the truck driver killed at Milperra last week: Donations can be made to National Australia Bank BSB 082-001 Account No 488250870. Please reference the donation as Bob Knight.