TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU STATEMENT: SCANDAL-RIDDEN AEROCARE BOUGHT-OUT

    November 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is keen to meet global aviation services company Swissport after reports that it has bought out scandal-ridden ground-handling company Aerocare.

  • Media Release

    TWU ACCUSES ALDI OF COVER-UP ON SAFETY BREACHES

    November 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Aldi for covering up safety risks in its supply chain by claiming it has conducted an internal survey of drivers which found no problems. The Union is calling on Aldi to meet to discuss introducing whistleblower protections and enforceable rights. Drivers need to be able to come forward and reveal safety risks without fearing of harassment or sacking.

  • News

    TV Reports: Truck Drivers Protests at ALDI Stores

    November 16

    Truck drivers have staged simultaneous protests at Aldi stores around the country to demand safer working conditions. Please find the TV reports as follows:

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST IN ALL MAJOR CAPITALS OVER ALDI’S SAFETY RECORD & ATTACKS ON FREE SPEECH

    November 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 November 2017
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers are holding protests across the nation today over Aldi’s repeated refusal to address safety in its supply chain and its attack on free speech.

  • News

    COURT RULING SHOWS UBER EATS, DELIVEROO & FOODORA MUST STOP WAGE THEFT, SAYS TWU

    November 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded that Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Foodora pay their workers correct rates and give them the protections they are entitled to. The call follows fines of $72,000 by the Federal Circuit Court against two Melbourne companies over sham contracting and chronic underpayment of a bike courier.

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER TRUCK DRIVER EXPLOITATION REVEALED

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2017
     
    The Federal Government must be held responsible for failing to address the crisis in the transport industry which has left truck drivers struggling, the TWU has said.