TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Protest At Coles Headquarters Over Safety

    May 21

    Truck drivers and family members left devastated by truck crashes stormed the headquarters of Coles in Melbourne today to demand that the wealthy retailer sign up to a safety charter to stop the carnage on our roads.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Safety Summit To Examine Deadly Practices In Road Transport

    May 19

    A safety summit examining the reasons why trucking is Australia’s deadliest profession will be held this week in Melbourne.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Give Migrant Workers The Vote, TWU Demands

    May 18

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that migrant workers be allowed to vote and that costs they are forced to bear, such as health insurance and public education for their children, be shifted to their employers.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Safety Summit To Examine Deadly Practices In Road Transport

    May 11

    A safety summit examining the reasons why trucking is Australia’s deadliest profession will be one of the main focuses of this year’s Transport Workers’ Union national council.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 May 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Action Over Exploitation By Major Retailers

    May 05

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for migrant workers to have mandatory access to union representatives to ensure they are informed of their rights and can seek help if they are being exploited.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Abuse Revealed In 30% Of Migrant Visas

    April 30


    Problems have been highlighted in over 30% of migrant worker visas recently monitored by the Fair Work Ombudsman, new figures show.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 May 2015