TWU

  • Media Release

    MEDIA ALERT: TWU to appear at Parliamentary Committee

    February 18

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) will today appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) inquiry into organized crime.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK AUSTRALIA TO RULE ON QANTAS SEX DISCRIMINATION

    February 13

    The Transport Workers Union yesterday filed an application for a general protections dispute with Fair Work Australia that seeks to reverse a recent decision by Qantas to bar all women from 47 new permanent positions created at Sydney Airport.

  • News

    UNIONS TELL QANTAS: FIX SEX-DISCRIMINATION FIASCO NOW

    February 13

    The Transport Workers Union has filed an application for a general protections dispute with Fair Work Australia that seeks to reverse a recent decision by Qantas to bar all women from 47 new permanent positions created at Sydney Airport.

  • 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.