TWU

  • Media Release

    TIP TOP ATTACKS DRIVERS WITH DODGY DEAL TO RIP OFF PAY & OVERTIME

    January 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE 22 JANUARY 2018

    Controversial bread makers Tip Top are again attacking the rights and livelihoods of truck drivers and other employees by cutting their pay in a dodgy enterprise agreement.

  • Media Release

    AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL UNIONS HOLD RALLY OUTSIDE FIJI CONSULATE TO DEMAND END TO LOCK-OUT OF AIRPORT WORKERS

    January 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 January 2017
     
    Australian unions, international unions and the Fijian community held a rally outside Fiji’s consulate in Sydney today to demand an end to a lock-out of over 200 of the country’s airport workers.

  • Media Release

    HORROR CRASHES & $468K DRIVER WAGE THEFT CASE CONFIRM CRISIS IN TRUCKING: TWU

    January 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 January 2018
     
    Three horrific crashes and a $468,000 wage theft case confirm that the transport industry is in crisis, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK RULING ON UBER SHOWS SYSTEM IS BROKEN & RULES MUST CHANGE: TWU

    January 05

    TWU Statement, 5 January 2017
     
    A ruling by the Fair Work Commission rejecting an Uber driver’s case against an unfair dismissal clearly shows that the system is broken and that the rules need to be changed, TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS OVER DECIMATION OF JOBS IF FOREIGN AIRLINES ALLOWED TO OPERATE DOMESTICALLY

    January 05

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 January 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has warned that thousands of jobs will be put at risk in northern Australia if foreign airlines are allowed to operate domestic routes. The warning follows a call by Darwin’s Lord Mayor to apply cabotage rules in the region.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK CRASH DEATHS OUT OF CONTROL, NEW DATA SHOWS

    January 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 2 January 2018
     
    The Federal Government’s abolition of a road safety watchdog in April 2016 has been followed a huge spike in truck crash deaths, with major increases recorded on roads in NSW and among truck drivers.