TWU

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDERS PROTEST AS TWU FILES TEST CASES FOR RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS

    March 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 March 2018
     
    Delivery riders and supporters are taking to the streets in Sydney today to protest over low wages, which force 75% of riders below minimum rates, and over the lack of protections for injuries and abuse on the job. The protest comes as the Transport Workers’ Union files cases for unfair dismissal involving two delivery riders recently sacked.

  • News

    Deliveroo, UberEATS under Fire over Claims of Low Payments

    March 14

    Illawarra Mercury, by Glen Humphries, 13 March 13 2018
     
    Riding a bike around the Wollongong CBD delivering food isn’t an easy way to make a few bucks.

  • News

    Do You Care How Much the Person Delivering Your Dinner Gets Paid?

    March 14

    The Guardian, by Tanya Plibersek, 14 Mar 2018
     
    Being a fan of the gig economy doesn’t mean we have to abandon workers’ basic rights. That’s why I support #Rights4Riders, Tanya Plibersek writes.

  • News

    'Fired for Taking a Holiday': Bicycle Couriers Claim Unfair Dismissal

    March 14

    The Canberra Times, by Anna Patty, 14 March 2018
     
    Two foodora cyclists have launched unfair dismissal claims in cases the Transport Workers Union believes could prove a test case for the burgeoning food delivery industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU WINS PROTECTIONS FOR PART-TIME DRIVERS

    March 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 March 2018

    Truck drivers have won strong protections against exploitation after the Fair Work Commission approved TWU safeguards for part-time work.

  • Video

    Shame ALDI

    March 01

    ALDI’s low cost contracts are putting a financial squeeze on transport operators, forcing them to cut corners on safety. ALDI must stop the race to the bottom to save lives on our roads.