TWU

  • News

    New independent poll paints disturbing picture of youth employment

    August 30

    AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS MEDIA RELEASE - 30 August 2016

    A new independent poll shows that many young Australians are struggling at work and urgently need support.

  • News

    Busways Stoppage For Monday 29 August 2016 And Today, Ticket And Opal Card Machines Not In Operation

    August 26

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 August 2016
     
    Notification of legal Industrial Action which will impact Busways services on the Central Coast and in areas of Western Sydney (Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor and Castle Hill areas).

  • News

    FARE FREE DAYS CONTINUE AT BUSWAYS

    August 25

    TWU NSW Media Release

    It’s time for the next step in the campaign by TWU Members employed by Busways.

    Members have resolved to provide two fare free days to commuters who use Busways buses in Western Sydney (Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor and Castle Hill areas) and on the Central Coast.

    Today, Thursday 25 August 2016 and tomorrow Friday 26 August 2016 Passengers who use a Busways bus (on the Central Coast or in Western Sydney) can keep their Opal Card in their wallets for two days as Opal and ticketing machines will not be operating.

  • News

    Almost All Queensland Bus Drivers Threatened Or Intimidated, Union Survey Finds

    August 19

    ABC News, by Sharnie Kim, 19 August 2016
     
    A survey of bus drivers in Queensland has found virtually all of them have been abused on the job.

  • News

    Whistleblower At Far North Queensland Trucking Company Files For Damages

    August 19

    Cairns Post, by Grace Mason, 19 August 2016
     
    A whistleblower of a far north trucking company that faced dozens of fatigue management charges is suing the company for almost $690,000 in damages.

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    Notification Of A Four-Hour Stop Work Meeting Affecting Busways Services

    August 18

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 18 August 2016
     
    Well we tried.
     
    Busways drivers who are members of the Transport Workers’ Union NSW Branch are stunned by the deafening silence that they have had from the management at Busways.