TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Government Refusal To Release Information On Veteran’s Pensions

    April 22

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Department of Veterans Affairs for refusing to release information about the impact of changes to veterans’ pensions.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 April 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Airport $2.8 Billion Revenue While Workers Kept On Low Wages

    April 09

    The major airports are making huge revenues while the people working in them are kept on low wages and hired on a casual and part time basis, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 April 2015

  • Media Release

    Drivers And Public Put At Risk At Ports And Wharfs, TWU Warns

    April 02

    Low pay and lack of safety training for truck drivers working in the wharf and ports sector is putting workers and the general public in danger, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 April 2015

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers’ Union Slams Qantas Call To Gag Unions

    March 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Qantas for its call to gag unions in discussing industrial action in the media. The airline also wants to force the Australian Electoral Commission to identify union members, leaving them open to victimisation by aggressive employers like Qantas.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

  • Media Release

    TWU Fights For Road Safety Watchdog

    March 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding the government abandon its plan to get rid of the road safety watchdog set up to keep truck drivers and other road users safe.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

  • Media Release

    STOP PRESSURE ON WASTE WORKERS, TWU DEMANDS IN TRIBUNAL SUBMISSION

    March 23

    Low pay and poor safety practices are putting waste workers at risk of injury and death, the Transport Workers’ Union has said in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.