TWU

  • Media Release

    WE WILL FIGHT ALDI’S ATTACK ON FREE SPEECH, TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION VOWS

    August 29

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Aldi of attacking free speech by pursing a Federal Court case to stop truck drivers from protesting over its unsafe practices and to restrict the union from publishing information on the rates and conditions of any transport workers in its supply chain.

  • Media Release

    HUNDREDS OF TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST AT ALDI OVER SAFETY

    August 24

    Over 500 truck drivers and their supporters have protested at an Aldi supermarket in Mt Druitt, Sydney, angry at the wealthy retailer’s refusal to ensure safety in its transport supply chain.

  • News

    Regulation of sharing economy urged to prevent exploitation

    August 21

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 21 August 2017
     
    Greater regulation of the short-term online jobs market is needed to prevent exploitation of vulnerable workers, leading workplace experts have warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH THE ATO AFTER UNFAIR TAX CHANGES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a 43% reduction in the amount a truck driver can claim in expenses.

  • Media Release

    Enough is Enough: truckies protest Aldi's squeeze

    August 16

    Fed-up transport workers today protested at an entrance to supermarket giant Aldi’s Adelaide distribution centre to oppose the company’s inaction on road safety.

  • News

    BIG TWU WIN!!

    August 14

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH NEWS, 13 August 2017
     
    The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects.