TWU

  • Media Release

    ALDI IN COURT IN ATTEMPT TO SILENCE TRUCK DRIVERS

    February 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 February 2018
     
    Aldi is today back in the Federal Court attempting to silence truck drivers and stop them from protesting and speaking out about safety in the wealthy retailer’s supply chain.

     

  • Media Release

    SHOCKING NUMBER OF TRUCKING BREACHES REVEALS ABSENCE OF POLICY & REGULATION

    February 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a gaping lack of regulation and policy after police issued over 2,000 truck defect notices yesterday in the largest ever inspection operation.

  • News

    Uber, Deliveroo Food Couriers Want Better Pay, Working Conditions

    February 01

    Huffington Post, by Josh Butler, 1 Feb 2018
     
    Food delivery giants like UberEATS and Deliveroo are under pressure to provide better pay and working conditions for their bicycle couriers, as Australian trade unions begin a push for stronger protections in the burgeoning “gig economy.”

  • News

    OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER IS NOT ENOUGH TO END ROAD DEATHS

    February 01

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW commend this operation, led by NSW Police and announced this morning by Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy.

  • News

    TV clips on TWU On-demand Campaign Launch

    February 01

    The Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the working conditions of on-demand delivery riders. A survey of food delivery drivers in Melbourne and Sydney has found 75 per cent of employees were paid less than the minimum wage.

  • News

    THREE QUARTERS OF FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS EARN LESS THAN MINIMUM WAGE, UNION SAYS

    February 01

    ABC News, by Stephen Smiley, 31 January 2018
     
    More than three-quarters of Australia's growing army of bicycle fast food couriers are earning less than the minimum wage, the first study of the sector has found.