TWU

  • Media Release

    Major Win In Fight For Trucking Safety Comes During Deadly Christmas Period

    December 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 December 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed a major boost for safety in trucking with a ruling on minimum safe rates for owner drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU WELCOMES MAJOR WIN IN FIGHT FOR ROAD SAFETY

    December 18

    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed a major boost for safety in trucking with a ruling on minimum safe rates for owner drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST JETSTAR OVER THREATS TO GROUND AIRLINE

    December 15


    The Transport Workers’ Union will apply to the Fair Work Commission for good faith bargaining orders against Jetstar. The union is seeking the orders in response to threats by Jetstar that it would ground the airline, similar to the 2011 action of its parent company Qantas.

  • Media Release

    New Tech Industries Are Bringing Digital Work Choices, TWU's Tony Sheldon Warns

    December 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 December 2015
     
    The so-called disruptive economy is bringing in “digital work choices” by stealth as companies such as Uber drive down workers’ rights, TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls For Ban On AirAsia Following Crash Report

    December 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 December 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the Minister for Infrastructure Warren Truss to ban AirAsia from flying in Australia following a report which shows lack of training and poor maintenance caused one of its planes to crash a year ago.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Describe Poor Safety At Hearings On Ports & Wharves

    December 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 December 2015
     
    Truck drivers are giving evidence at public hearings today on how low pay and lack of safety training at ports and wharves is putting lives at risk.