TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU TAKES FAIR WORK ACTION TO IMPROVE AEROCARE RATES & CONDITIONS

    September 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 September 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has taken action to lift Aerocare employees off low wages and poor conditions that force them to sleep at airports and in their cars between illegal split shifts.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT WORKERS PROTEST AS NEW REPORT SHOWS $100 BILLION LOSS TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS OVER SLASHED WAGES

    September 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 September 2017
     
    Aviation workers are holding protests at airports around the country today over low wages and appalling conditions which are risking safety and security. The protests come as a report* commissioned by the Transport Workers’ Union showed the extent that the Australian workforce will lose out on retirement savings because of attacks on wages.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS CEO PAID $25M WHILE AIRPORT WORKERS STRUGGLE ON LOW RATES

    September 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the $25 million take-home pay of Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce while aviation workers are forced onto below award rates and appalling conditions.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNING TO GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY: TACKLE PRESSURE ON TRUCK DRIVERS OR SEE DEATHS CONTINUE TO RISE

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     
    The Federal Government and transport employer groups are continuing to ignore the pressure on truck drivers which is causing a surge in deaths from truck crashes, despite a media investigation highlighting the problem, the TWU has warned.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO MEDIA INVESTIGATION ON DEADLY PRESSURES IN TRUCKING

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     

    Truck drivers and the Transport Workers’ Union are demanding that the Federal Government responds to a media investigation highlighting the crisis in trucking which is leading to deaths and injuries on the roads.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS ATTACK ON CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SUGAR INDUSTRY

    September 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 September 2017
     
    The Transport workers’ Union has criticised a move to abolish a sugar industry code of conduct saying it will allow working families and small businesses to be exploited by wealthy companies.