TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS OUT AIRLINES & AIRPORTS OVER ATTEMPT TO ENFORCE POVERTY CONDITIONS AND STOP UNION CHALLENGE

    October 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 October 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports will today try to enforce a system of split shifts and low rates and separately try to stop the Transport Workers’ Union from challenging it.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK COMMISSION SLAMS QANTAS OVER ‘LUDICROUS’ RIP OFF OF WORKERS WHO AID ELDERLY & DISABLED

    October 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 October 2017

     

    The Fair Work Commission has slammed as “ludicrous” the defence by Qantas of paying less money to employees who help transfer elderly and disabled passengers around airports.

  • News

    TWU PROTESTS ALDI’S CUT-RATE CONTRACTS PUTTING MOTORISTS AT RISK

    October 13


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 13 October 2017

    Global supermarket giant Aldi is successful because it undercuts the competition. But the cheap groceries would not be possible without Aldi’s low-cost wages.

  • News

    TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION STATEMENT REGARDING MURRAY GOULBURN JOB LOSSES

    October 11

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH MEDIA STATEMENT, 11 October 2017
     
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is aware of a Murray Goulburn Co-operative Limited announcement that it intends to terminate up to 60 tanker operator roles in regional Victoria.

  • News

    ONE-IN-FIVE TRUCK DRIVERS REPORT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

    October 10


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 9 October 2017
     
    World Mental Health Day is a reminder for us all that a recent TWU survey found over one in five truck drivers have said they experienced mental health problems.

  • Media Release

    London Uber ban sparks calls for Australian audit of ride share and food delivery

    September 23

    The Transport Workers Union has called for a co-ordinated audit of Uber’s operations in Australia by state and federal governments, following the City of London’s decision to ban the ride sharing service.