TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls On AI Group To Admit Its Role In Drug Scourge

    June 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, June 16, 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Australian Industry Group to take responsibility for its role in forcing some truck drivers to take drugs because of the pressure they are put under by their employers.

  • Media Release

    ACCC Finding On Royal Commission Shows Attacks On Unions Must End, Says TWU

    June 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 June 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded that the Royal Commission on Trade Unions end its attack on the union and its members after the ACCC today found there was no anti-competitive agreements with logistics firm Toll.

  • 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.