TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CAUTIOUS ABOUT TWO NEW VISAS

    April 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is cautiously welcoming the Government’s stricter rules on the migrant labour program.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES AEROCARE VOTE

    April 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the rushed vote on a new enterprise agreement at Aerocare saying it lacked transparency and was held in a climate of intimidation and fear.

  • Media Release

    Port Price Hike Will Result In Risk To Safety, TWU Warns

    April 13

     
     TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 April 2017
     
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that a huge increase in port access fees by DP World Australia and Hutchinson will result in higher injury and fatality rates in trucking and the loss of jobs.

  • News

    Australia Pension Industry Targets Private Equity Over Labour Practices

    April 13

    Financial Times, by Jamie Smyth, 12 April 2017
     
    First Super, which manages A$2bn ($1.5bn) in funds, is targeting private equity over labour standards at their client companies in the first big move by Australia’s powerful pensions industry in response to a string of scandals linked to poor working conditions.

  • Video

    TNT Report Back (Apr 2017)

    April 12

    TNT Report Back (Apr 2017)

  • Media Release

    AEROCARE TO RUSH VOTE ON NEW AGREEMENT OVER EASTER WHICH WILL IMPOVERISH STAFF, SAYS TWU

    April 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 April 2017
     
    Aerocare, the company at the centre of revelations of airport workers forced to sleep rough between split shifts, is attempting to force staff to accept a new substandard enterprise agreement which will further impoverish them by rushing forward a vote over the Easter weekend.