TWU

  • 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.

  • News

    Private Equity Put On Notice Over Wage Concerns

    April 10

    The Age, by Adele Ferguson, 8 April 2017
     
    Strap on your seatbelts, shareholder activism is about to ramp up.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Appointment of Michael Gallacher as Ports Australia CEO

    April 07

    TWU Statement, 7 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the announcement of the appointment of Michael Gallacher as Australia Ports chief executive.

  • News

    Allegations Of Aerocare Cover Up Continue

    April 07

    Daily Examiner, Letters To The Editor, 7 April 2017
     
    Behind the shiny facade at our airports, there are employees struggling to make ends meet ('Airport 'sleeps' put to rest', 6/4).