TWU

  • 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

  • Media Release

    TWU Backs ACTU Demand For Domestic Violence Leave

    May 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on employers to take a stand against domestic violence and join other companies in allowing workers experiencing such abuse specific paid leave.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 May 2015

  • Media Release

    'Open Skies' Is Declaration of War on Australian Aviation Industry, Says TWU

    May 25

    The Government is declaring war on the Australian aviation industry by considering allowing foreign carriers to operate domestically. This move would potentially replace tens of thousands of Australian jobs by exploited, under paid and poorly trained overseas workers. 

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 25 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Protest At Coles Headquarters Over Safety

    May 21

    Truck drivers and family members left devastated by truck crashes stormed the headquarters of Coles in Melbourne today to demand that the wealthy retailer sign up to a safety charter to stop the carnage on our roads.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Safety Summit To Examine Deadly Practices In Road Transport

    May 19

    A safety summit examining the reasons why trucking is Australia’s deadliest profession will be held this week in Melbourne.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 May 2015

  • Media Release

    Give Migrant Workers The Vote, TWU Demands

    May 18

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that migrant workers be allowed to vote and that costs they are forced to bear, such as health insurance and public education for their children, be shifted to their employers.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 May 2015