TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union: Concerns Over Qantas Flight Turn-Backs

    December 09

    A series of recent incidents involving Qantas planes appear to demonstrate a pattern involving maintenance performance at the airline, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 December 2014

  • Media Release

    TWU Opposes Changes To Industry Super Fund Boards

    December 09

    The Transport Workers’ Union has supported the ACTU stance on superannuation recommendations in the Financial System Inquiry Report, warning against allowing banking influence over industry funds and changing the board structure.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Boost Economy By Delivering Decent Jobs

    December 05

    The government must boost the growth of quality jobs in order to raise living standards and off-set an economic disaster, the Transport Workers’ Union has said today.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 December 2014

  • Media Release

    FOI Figures Show Spike in 457 Visa Abuse

    December 04

    Figures released to the Transport Workers Union under FOI show a spike in abuse of the 457-visa system, with more than one in five workers not being paid the correct salary or doing the job they were brought to Australia for.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Government Road Safety Claims in Doubt

    December 02

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the government to explain its commitment to improving road safety while planning to dismantle the country’s road safety watchdog.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Union stands with Virgin Australia on violence against women

    November 27

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined Virgin Australia Chief John Borghetti in speaking out against violence against women in the wake of the union and airline striking a deal that provides five days leave per year for workers experiencing family