TWU

  • Media Release

    92% INCREASE IN NSW TRUCK CRASH DEATHS, OFFICIAL DATA SHOWS

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning not enough is being done to reduce risks to safety in trucking as the latest official data shows the increase in deaths from truck crashes continues.

  • News

    VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Airport Protests over Split Shifts

    February 19

    On 16 February 2018, aviation workers portested at major airports around the nation over proposed changes to pay and working conditions which they say risk safety and security.

  • Media Release

    THREE DEAD IN HORROR SYDNEY TRUCK CRASH AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DITHERS

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018  

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government’s inaction over the crisis in trucking as three people were killed in a truck crash in Sydney today.

  • Media Release

    PROTESTS AT MAJOR AIRPORTS AS COURT CASE BEGINS ON SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AVIATION EMPLOYEES

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018
     
    Airport employees are protesting at all major airports today as a Federal Court case opens on bringing in split shifts and poverty conditions for all aviation staff.

  • News

    TWU WILL RALLY AGAINST RUTHLESS ALPHA FLIGHT SERVICES JOB CUTS

    February 16

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch, 15 February 2018
     
    TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) Secretary John Berger has told distressed members that the union will fight tooth-and-nail for their jobs after Alpha Flight Services told staff this week that it will be ruthlessly sacking hundreds of full-time workers.

  • News

    Truck Driver Rights A 'Matter of Public Safety'

    February 12

    Macarthur Chronicle Campbelltown, by Daniel Zautsen, 9 February 2018
     
    Campbelltown state Labor MP Greg Warren is leading a push to give truckies delivering bread, milk and cream the same rights as other transport workers.