TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER TRUCK DRIVER EXPLOITATION REVEALED

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2017
     
    The Federal Government must be held responsible for failing to address the crisis in the transport industry which has left truck drivers struggling, the TWU has said.

  • 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.

  • 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.