TWU

  • News

    'Fired for Taking a Holiday': Bicycle Couriers Claim Unfair Dismissal

    March 14

    The Canberra Times, by Anna Patty, 14 March 2018
     
    Two foodora cyclists have launched unfair dismissal claims in cases the Transport Workers Union believes could prove a test case for the burgeoning food delivery industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU WINS PROTECTIONS FOR PART-TIME DRIVERS

    March 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 March 2018

    Truck drivers have won strong protections against exploitation after the Fair Work Commission approved TWU safeguards for part-time work.

  • Video

    Shame ALDI

    March 01

    ALDI’s low cost contracts are putting a financial squeeze on transport operators, forcing them to cut corners on safety. ALDI must stop the race to the bottom to save lives on our roads.

  • News

    PHOTOS & VIDEO OF TRUCK DRIVER PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

    March 01

    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have protested in major capitals today (28 February 2018). Please find in below some photos & videos of the protests across the country:

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

    February 28

    Truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns are protesting in all major capitals today.

  • News

    Dark Side of Food Delivery App

    February 26

    (CH10 The Project, 25 Feb 2018) An investigation has uncovered the much darker side of food delivery apps. Foodora rider Anvesh Kumar details how experienced a racial attack during a delivery. Foodora's handling of the situation highlights the vulnerability of the delivery workers. Critics say that the treatment the delivery riders from the apps are same as exploitation.