TWU

  • Media Release

    ATA Push for Foreign Truck Drivers

    January 05

    TWU Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine has slammed the call from the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) for trucking companies to be granted free reign to bring in overseas drivers as a ludicrous proposal that deliberately ignores the root causes of the crisis in the trucking industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes NSW Government Targeting Coles on Truck Safety

    December 23

    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine today welcomed the NSW Government’s efforts to make our roads safer by warning big retailers like Coles that squeezing truck drivers at the expense of safety can not continue.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Secrecy Hurts 30,000 Staff

    December 18

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said it was disappointing that Qantas had refused to outline where its 1000 job cuts would fall.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 December 2013

  • Media Release

    Brindabella Airlines

    December 16

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today urged receivers for Brindabella Airlines to keep the airline flying and to ensure its 140 workers were at the top of the creditor’s list in settling debts.

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial: up to 80 Deaths this Christmas

    December 10

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined around 200 drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the up to 80 people who would die in truck-related crashes on Australian roads this Christmas.

  • Media Release

    Class Action: Health Risks from In-flight Insecticides

    December 09

    Transport Workers' Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the union would consider nationwide legal action on behalf of flight attendants and cabin cleaners exposed to in-flight insecticides linked to Parkinson’s disease.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 December 2013