TWU

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS & TWU TELL TRANSPORT FORUM THEY WILL PUSH FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISATION TO REFORM INDUSTRY

    March 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 March 2019

    Drivers and TWU representatives have told a transport forum in Canberra they are backing federally binding legislation on a system of Safe Rates to ensure safe standards of work including fair payments and conditions.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO UBER IN AUSTRALIA FOLLOWING ABC EXPOSÉ OF SPYWARE USE

    March 19

    MEDIA RELEASE, 19 March 2019
     
    The TWU is demanding that the Federal Government investigate Uber, after an exposé by the ABC revealed the company deliberately thwarted scrutiny by the authorities and used spyware to aggressively eliminate Australian businesses.

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS & TWU TO ATTEND TRANSPORT FORUM IN CANBERRA

    March 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 March 2019
     
    Drivers from around the country and TWU representatives will attend a national forum for the transport industry in Canberra tomorrow organised by the Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety, Senator Glenn Sterle.

  • Media Release

    OWNER DRIVERS VOTE FOR CHANGE IN ATA ELECTIONS

    March 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 March 2019

    Owner drivers have overwhelmingly backed TWU candidate Frank Black as their representative on the ATA’s general council, highlighting the desire for change in the trucking industry.

  • News

    TWU SLAMS UBER'S AMERICANISATION OF WORK

    February 28

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 28 February 2019
     
    Uber’s introduction of tipping on the Uber and UberEats platforms sets a dangerous precedent, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    AMAZON MUST PROVIDE FURTHER PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT AND RECOGNISE EMPLOYEE RIGHTS TO JOIN THEIR UNIONS

    February 27

    MEDIA RELEASE OF ONLINE RETAIL & DELIVERY WORKERS ALLIANCE, 27 February 2019
     
    The Online Retail and Delivery Workers Alliance comprised of the SDA – the union for workers in retail, fast food and warehousing, and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) call on Amazon to extend permanent employment across its warehouse network and publicly recognise the rights of their employees to join their unions.