TWU

  • Media Release

    QANTAS CEO PAID $25M WHILE AIRPORT WORKERS STRUGGLE ON LOW RATES

    September 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the $25 million take-home pay of Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce while aviation workers are forced onto below award rates and appalling conditions.

  • News

    CASH CRISIS IMMINENT AS PROSEGUR WORKERS SET TO TAKE PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

    September 12

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 12 September 2017
     
    Prosegur workers in South Australia and the Northern Territory are set to take protected industrial action on Wednesday 13 September 2017 in order to advance their fight for fair pay and conditions in their workplace.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNING TO GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY: TACKLE PRESSURE ON TRUCK DRIVERS OR SEE DEATHS CONTINUE TO RISE

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     
    The Federal Government and transport employer groups are continuing to ignore the pressure on truck drivers which is causing a surge in deaths from truck crashes, despite a media investigation highlighting the problem, the TWU has warned.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO MEDIA INVESTIGATION ON DEADLY PRESSURES IN TRUCKING

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     

    Truck drivers and the Transport Workers’ Union are demanding that the Federal Government responds to a media investigation highlighting the crisis in trucking which is leading to deaths and injuries on the roads.

  • News

    On the road to the next trucking tragedy

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 10 September 2017
     
    Mona Vale brought the trucking industry to a crossroads. Four years – and many deaths – later, the pressures that caused the carnage remain.

  • News

    Criminal truckies should be off road, say family of victim Rian Payget-Strathdee

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 11 September 2017
     
    The family of a six-year-old killed after being shunted off the road by a truck, have called for truckies with a history of road offences to be taken off the road.