TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU SUPPORTS SENATE INQUIRY FINDINGS ON EXPLOITED DRIVERS

    October 27

     

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is supporting a Senate inquiry’s findings highlighting the exploitation of overseas workers in the transport industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SORT OUT ATO TAX MESS OVER DRIVER EXPENSES

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The TWU is calling on the Federal Government to properly protect employee drivers after an embarrassing climb down by the ATO over unfair tax changes to truck driver meal expenses.

  • Media Release

    AIRLINE INDUSTRY PROFITS WHILE DESTRUCTION OF JOBS CONTINUES, TWU WARNS

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    Ahead of confirmation at today’s Qantas agm of massive profits, the Transport Workers’ Union is warning that aviation workers continue to struggle on low rates, forced part-time work and casualisation.

  • News

    Protected Action and Protest Rally to impact M5 Tunnel

    October 27

     

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    Today, around 100 concrete drivers employed by Hanson will be engaged in a strong protest as part of protected industrial action at the Parramatta Headquarters of Hanson Concrete.

  • Video

    Shame ALDI Shame!

    October 26

    ALDI’s low-cost contracts have created so much chaos and pain that hundreds truck drivers and their supporters descended on ALDI’s stores across the country as part of the TWU National Day of Actions to deliver a message that ALDI must stop putting the squeeze on workers and ensure safe working practices down its supply chain.

  • News

    Industry and government have their heads in the sand

    October 25

    Road transport associations and federal government are in denial following a recent investigation into the high percentage of heavy vehicle-related road deaths. Tony Sheldon writes in Owner//Driver

    NOT A day goes by when truck drivers aren't ripped off their wages, super or allowances. Not a day goes by also when drivers aren't forced to go over their hours or drive with loads not strapped properly, all while getting phone calls from their bosses harassing them to make unrealistic deadlines.