TWU

  • Media Release

    QANTAS

    February 25

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called on Qantas to come clean on its plans for restructuring, after more reports of upcoming mass sackings and the sale of planes and terminals.

  • Media Release

    Qantas: Rumored Job Cuts

    February 21

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called on Qantas to come clean on its plans for restructuring, after rumours today of up to 3000 job losses to be announced on February 27.

  • Media Release

    Eric Abetz: Statements on Q And A

    February 18

    Last night, Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz appeared on the ABC Q&A show and said:

  • Media Release

    Qantas Call For Industrial War Puts Ideology Ahead Commercial Return

    February 13

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said Qantas plans to declare industrial war on its workforce were cynicism of the worst kind and would further damage the airline’s profitability.

  • Media Release

    National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

    February 10

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today (10/2/14) said the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, which starts operations today, would not address the economic pressures on drivers which were the major cause of speeding, fatigue and poor maintenance.

  • Media Release

    Petrol Tanker Fleet Are "Mobile Bombs" - National Dispute Lodged over Oil, Fuel and Gas Safety

    February 04

    The Transport Workers Union will today lodge a national dispute over safety issues in Australia's oil, fuel and gas industries, with new industry surveys showing 1 in 4 petrol tanker drivers are pressured to break the speed limit, 1 in 3 are pushed to falsify logbooks, and 1 in 2 skip rest breaks and drive while fatigued.