TWU

  • Media Release

    BIGGEST SURVEY OF RIDE-SHARE DRIVERS REVEALS LOW PAY, VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULTS

    October 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 October 2018
     
    A major survey of over 1,100 drivers working for Uber and other ride-share companies shows earnings well below minimum rates at just $16 per hour before costs, while over 60% of drivers say they cannot save for superannuation or annual leave.

  • Media Release

    WA GOVERNMENT MUST HOLD TRANSDEV TO ACCOUNT OVER BUS DRIVERS’ LOW PAY: TWU

    October 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 October 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the WA Government to hold bus operator Transdev to account over unfair pay and conditions that the company is attempting to force on its Western Australia drivers.

  • Media Release

    TEST CASE HEARING OF DELIVERY RIDER AT FAIR WORK COMMISSION

    October 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 October 2018
     
    A landmark case involving the sacking of a food delivery rider will be held at the Fair Work Commission in Sydney today.

  • Media Release

    TWU MEMBERSHIP UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSE MICHAEL KAINE AND NICK MCINTOSH TO LEAD THE UNION

    October 03


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 October 2018

    The AEC confirms Michael Kaine and Nick McIntosh have been unanimously endorsed to lead the TWU in an uncontested election. Kaine and McIntosh will continue in their roles for the next four years as National Secretary and National Assistant Secretary respectively.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT WORKERS PROTEST AS REPORT WARNS SAFETY & SECURITY AT RISK

    October 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 October 2018
     
    Workers protested at all main airports today over poor pay and conditions as a report shows low standards are impacting on aviation safety and security. Protests are also taking place around the world as part of a global day of action by airport workers.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS 'DEADLY' PORT FEE HIKES

    September 28

    TWU Media Release, 28 September 2018
     
    The TWU has slammed DP world over “deadly and destructive” port fee hikes which will result in further pressure on transport and lead to safety risks.