TWU

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    WORKPLACE CHANGES WILL DRIVE INEQUALITY

    March 18

    Workers are being forced into part time work which is driving them and their families into poverty, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned. Workers are also being expected to provide their labour for free in what amounts to wage theft, the TWU has said in its submission to the Productivity Commission review on workplace relations framework.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 March 2015

  • Media Release

    Reward Workers For Getting Qantas Back To Profit, TWU Demands

    February 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding Qantas stop cutting jobs and repay its workforce with decent, permanent employment as the airline returns to profit.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 26 February 2015