TWU

  • Media Release

    Truck drivers block road in Fremantle to highlight crash deaths

    May 16

    Truck drivers and TWU supporters angry at wealthy retailer Aldi over a spike in deaths from truck crashes have blocked a road in South Fremantle.

  • Media Release

    Jail employers over wage theft, TWU demands

    May 16

    The Transport Workers’ Union will call for jail terms for employers who engage in wage theft from their staff.

  • Media Release

    Over 22% of truck drivers experience mental health issues, survey shows

    May 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union has begun a plan to tackle mental health issues across the transport industry after a new survey showed over one in five truck drivers have said they experienced mental health problems.

  • Media Release

    FURTHER QUESTIONS RAISED ON AEROCARE AGREEMENT AFTER AHSA WITHDRAWS DODGY AGREEMENT

    May 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 May 2017
     
    Further serious questions have been raised about the Aerocare agreement after a new aviation company today withdrew a similar agreement which would also impoverish its employees.

  • Media Release

    CRISIS ACROSS TRANSPORT INDUSTRY TO BE FOCUS OF TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION NATIONAL COUNCIL IN FREMANTLE

    May 12

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 May 2017
     
     
    Solutions to the crisis across the transport industry, including low pay, poor conditions, mental health risks and high injury and fatalities rates, will be a focus of the Transport Workers’ Union National Council in Freemantle next week.

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ACTION AS SAFE WORK SHOWS 40% OF WORKER DEATHS WERE TRANSPORT WORKERS

    April 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for urgent action to address the alarming increase in deaths among transport workers, which have by far the highest workplace deaths of any industry.