TWU

  • News

    VIDEOS: Airport Security Warnings

    August 02

    TWU has raised concerns over the security measures at the nation’s airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers with security clearance are being granted access to high-risk areas. There are also concerns over a lack of passenger and freight screening at regional airports. TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon spoke to the media about these issues. Watch the following TV clips for more details.

  • Media Release

    POOR WORKING CONDITIONS AT AIRPORTS ARE CREATING MAJOR SECURITY RISK, SAYS TWU

    August 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 August 2017
     
    High turnover rates of staff at airports which are linked to low pay and poor working conditions are creating major security risks, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    NSW & ACT LABOR BACK PLAN TO CRIMINALISE WAGE THEFT 

    August 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 July 2017
     
    The Labor Party in NSW & ACT at state conferences has committed to introducing jail terms for employers which refuse to pay correct wages and super to their staff.

  • Media Release

    TWU TO OPPOSE TOLL MOVE AT FAIR WORK AFTER THOUSANDS OF WORKERS CHALLENGE CUTS

    July 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will oppose a move by Toll in the Fair Work Commission over work stoppages after thousands of workers challenged management on cuts to their working hours and conditions.

  • News

    SUNBUS DRIVERS TO STOP WORK

    July 27

    TWU QLD BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 July 2017
     
    Drivers for Sunbus on the Sunshine Coast will be stopping work as attacks on their pay and conditions increase.

  • News

    NatRoad knocked back in NSW industrial tribunal

    July 26

    Road freight employer group NatRoad had its attempt to be recognised by the NSW industrial tribunal knocked back earlier this month, after it tried to argue it could represent employers and owner drivers at the same time.