TWU

  • News

    It's A Tough Gig: Uber Drivers and Deliveroo Riders Fight for Employees' Rights

    July 11

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 9 July 2017
     
    If a Fair Work investigation finds they’re not just subcontractors they would be entitled to higher wages, superannuation and, for some, annual leave.

  • News

    TWU OPINION: Casualisation Hurts on Job Training

    July 06

    The Logan Reporter, by Richard Olsen, 5 July 2017
     
    A TRAINGING PRIORITY: On the job training lacks when drivers are employed casually.

  • News

    Lethal Weapons: 326 Heavy Vehicle Licences Issued Without Proper Assessment - TWU Says It’s Fortunate No One Has Been Killed

    July 06

    TWU WA BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 5 July 2017
     
    The Department of Transport (DoT) released a statement this morning confirming it contracted the Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Mines West, to provide heavy vehicle practical driving assessments – but in January 2017 DoT notified the Corruption and Crimes Commission with concerns 326 licences were granted by the RTO without proper assessment.

  • News

    Coalition-ARA Pact to Place 10,000 Interns

    July 04

    Workplace Express, 3 July 2017
     
    The Turnbull Government says an alliance with the Australians Retailers Association will deliver up to 10,000 internships, in a major step for the Coalition’s interns program.

  • News

    Safe Rates on the World Stage

    July 04

    TWU NEWS, 4 July 2017
     
    More than 5000 truck drivers hit the streets of Seoul in South Korea to make sure the country’s new president keeps his promise of legislative reform.

  • Media Release

    Qantas employees win fight over pay downgrade

    June 28

    Qantas employees have won a battle with the wealthy airline after it began paying them less to work the same job.