TWU

  • Media Release

    Truck Crash Deaths Highlight Crisis In Industry, TWU Warns

    June 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 June 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for major retailers to sign up to safety pledges after a recent spike in deaths from truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    Scrap Laws To Hide Tax Affairs Of Rich, TWU Demands

    June 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 June 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded the Government scrap planned laws to keep secret the tax affairs of Australia’s richest people after documents revealed no security advice to show there is a legitimate threat of kidnapping.

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Complaint Over $78,000 Underpayment Of Drivers

    June 03

    The Transport Workers’ Union has lodged a complaint in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission over the underpayment of 13 truck drivers in the Coles supply chain. The drivers were each underpaid by $6,000.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 June 2015

  • Media Release

    Abuse Revealed In 30% Of Migrant Visas

    May 30

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

  • Media Release

    Trade Unions Take Stand Against Opening Up Australia To Foreign Airlines

    May 28


    The ACTU congress has backed a Transport Workers’ Union resolution today opposing any government plans which would see thousands of jobs lost in Australian aviation.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 May 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Trade Unions' Resolution On National ICAC

    May 27

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on all political parties to support a national commission to investigate corruption, as Australia’s trade unions backed a resolution on the issue.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 May 2015