TWU

  • Media Release

    NSW LABOR LEADER MICHAEL DALEY PLEDGES TO REGULATE ON-DEMAND ECONOMY AS DEATHS OF UBER EATS RIDERS HIGHLIGHT SAFETY RISKS

    February 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 February 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the announcement by ALP NSW leader Michael Daley of plans to regulate the on-demand economy to deliver workers’ rights and improve safety.

  • Media Release

    500 DEAD IN TRUCK CRASHES SINCE SAFETY WATCHDOG TORN DOWN; TRUCKIES GO TO CANBERRA TO DEMAND LEGISLATIVE ACTION

    February 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 Feb 2019
     
    Truck drivers, families of truck crash victims, transport companies & associations, and major retailers will gather in Canberra today to discuss a legislative framework to the crisis in trucking as the death toll reaches 500 since the Federal Government tore down a safety watchdog.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS DELIVEROO OVER PLANS TO KEEP EXPLOITING WORKERS

    February 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 February 2019


    The TWU has hit back against a Deliveroo call for the creation of a Future Work Act, saying the company is inventing new ways to keep underpaying its workers.

  • 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.

  • 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.