TWU

  • Media Release

    Calls At Senate Inquiry For Retailers To Be Held To Account Over Road Deaths

    July 02

    MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    Prosecute Qatar Airways Over Pregnancy Sackings, TWU Demands

    June 18

    MEDIA RELEASE, 18 June 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government prosecute Qatar Airways for discriminating against women workers, including allowing for them to be sacked if they become pregnant. The airline should be banned from entering Australia unless it abides by anti-discrimination laws, the union added.

  • Media Release

    Prosecute Employers, Clients For Truck Deaths, Not Just Drivers, TWU Calls

    June 18

    MEDIA RELEASE, 18 June 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for criminal prosecution of companies that profit from low cost transport contracts when deaths occur in truck crashes. Governments and regulators also need to strengthen their laws to hold these companies to account for the carnage on the roads, the union added.

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls On AI Group To Admit Its Role In Drug Scourge

    June 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, June 16, 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Australian Industry Group to take responsibility for its role in forcing some truck drivers to take drugs because of the pressure they are put under by their employers.

  • Media Release

    ACCC Finding On Royal Commission Shows Attacks On Unions Must End, Says TWU

    June 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 June 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded that the Royal Commission on Trade Unions end its attack on the union and its members after the ACCC today found there was no anti-competitive agreements with logistics firm Toll.

  • Media Release

    Truck Crash Deaths Highlight Crisis In Industry, TWU Warns

    June 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 June 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for major retailers to sign up to safety pledges after a recent spike in deaths from truck crashes.