TWU

  • 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

  • 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