TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON ATA TO COME CLEAN ON POLITICAL AGENDA FOLLOWING POSITION ON ROAD SAFETY WATCHDOG

    February 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 February 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has said the ATA must come clean and reveal its political agenda, in light of recent press reports* and following its position to oppose regulatory reform in trucking.

  • Media Release

    POTENTIAL DISRUPTION AS WORKERS PLAN TO SERVE CLAIM ON AIRPORTS

    February 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 February 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has warned of potential disruption as aviation workers prepare to serve a claim on airports which will hold them to account for low pay and conditions.

  • News

    Take on Those Who Think It's Okay to Trash Drivers

    February 08

    Big Rigs, by RICHARD OLSEN, TWU NSW State Secretary, 7 February 2019
     
    TRANSPORT workers need to rise up and stare down those who oppose the lifting of standards across our industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO URGENTLY REGULATE GIG ECONOMY FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF TWO FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS

    January 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 January 2019
     
    The TWU slams the Federal Government for dragging its heels on regulating the gig economy following a tragic crash that killed two food delivery riders last night.

  • Media Release

    'Airport Workers Should Not Be Used and Abused': Court Rules Against Airport Split Shifts

    January 29

    SMH, 25 January 2019
     
    Airport workers in Australia have had a legal win against their employer with the Federal Court of Australia ruling they can't be forced to work split shifts.

  • News

    It's Time for Action on Highway Safety

    January 29

    Big Rigs, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Transport, 28 Jan 2019
     
    Motorists know the feeling: you are driving along the highway at the speed limit when a semi-trailer appears and begins tail-gating your vehicle.