TWU

  • News

    TRUCK CRASH ON STURT HIGHWAY HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS IN TRANSPORT

    May 01

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 May 2018
     
    An incident in which a truck driver was killed and another man was left critically injured highlights road transport as Australia’s deadliest job, Ian Smith, TWU SA/NT Branch Secretary has said.

  • Media Release

    GOVERNMENT MUST ACT OVER FOOD DELIVERY 'SHAM CONTRACTING'

    April 30

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 April 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the Federal Government to regulate food delivery companies after internal communication at Foodora shows the company admits it could be engaging in ‘sham-contracting’.

  • News

    Foodora Leaked Emails Warn Business Vulnerable Over 'Sham' Contracts

    April 30

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 29 April 2018
     
    Leaked emails from Foodora management reveal internal concerns that the food delivery platform is engaging riders on sham contracts and is exposed to legal action that could have a "devastating", domino-like effect on the business.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT PROFITS SOAR OVER $2 BILLION WHILE ATTACKS ON AIRPORT WORKER WAGES CONTINUE

    April 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 April 26 2018

    A report by the ACCC today shows profits by the four main airports has surpassed $2 billion, as airport employees this week face a major attack on their livelihoods.

  • News

    INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPANY EMBRACING CHANGE, SIGNS INDUSTRY LEADING AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL UNION FEDERATION

    April 26

    International Transport Workers Federation, 25 April 2018
     
    Toll Group has underlined its strong commitment to ensuring safe and fair working standards for all its employees across its 1,200 sites in 50 countries, by signing a unique agreement with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its affiliated unions.

  • Media Release

    AEROCARE SEEKS TO STEAL MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FROM WORKERS THROUGH NEW DODGY AGREEMENT

    April 24

    TWU Statement, 24 April 24 2018

    Aviation company Aerocare, at the centre of a scandal involving staff forced to sleep at airports, is seeking to continue wage theft by putting out a substandard agreement for vote this weekend.