TWU

  • News

    Criminal truckies should be off road, say family of victim Rian Payget-Strathdee

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 11 September 2017
     
    The family of a six-year-old killed after being shunted off the road by a truck, have called for truckies with a history of road offences to be taken off the road.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS ATTACK ON CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SUGAR INDUSTRY

    September 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 September 2017
     
    The Transport workers’ Union has criticised a move to abolish a sugar industry code of conduct saying it will allow working families and small businesses to be exploited by wealthy companies.

  • News

    Low-cost freight a death trap

    September 01

    AFR Letters, 31 August 2017

     
    The Transport Workers' Union is surprised to read that Aldi is willing to enter "direct dialogue" on road safety, as reported in "Aldi accused of attacking 'free speech' in bid to censor union campaign" (August 30).

  • News

    Win for workers: Disastrous Aerocare agreement thrown out by Fair Work

    September 01

    ACTU MEDIA RELEASE, 31 August 2017
     
    After a challenge from the Transport Workers Union the Fair Work Commission has thrown out an agreement proposed by Aerocare which slashed pay for ground workers at Australia’s airports.

  • News

    Fair Work Commission rejects Aerocare worker agreement, union calls out 'poverty-line wages'

    September 01

    ABC News, by James Thomas, 31 August 2017
     
    The Fair Work Commission has rejected airline service provider Aerocare's enterprise agreement as unfair and unsatisfactory for its workers.

  • Media Release

    AGREEMENT AIMED AT RIPPING OFF AIRPORT WORKERS THROWN OUT

    August 31

    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Federal Government to hold the aviation industry to account over low paid, part-time work, after the Fair Work Commission threw out an enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports.