TWU

  • Media Release

    GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON AIRPORT SECURITY IS PIECEMEAL, SAYS TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION

    October 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 October 2017
     
    New measures for ground-handling staff at airports will not go far enough in strengthening security, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    CONTROVERSIAL AVIATION COMPANY BACKTRACKS ON CASE TO HALT TWU CHALLENGE AFTER BEING CAUGHT LYING

    October 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 October 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports has backtracked on a case to stop the TWU challenging its substandard 2012 enterprise agreement after being caught lying.

  • 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.