TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER DANGEROUS EXPLOITATION OF JETSTAR CREW

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Federal Government immediately address the safety breaches and exploitation occurring as a result of overseas cabin crew working on Australian domestic flights.

  • Media Release

    NEW NATIONAL SECRETARY AT TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION

    August 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 August 2018
     
    Michael Kaine has become the new National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union, after Tony Sheldon stepped down to run for the Senate.

  • Media Release

    TWU URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT NEW YORK REGULATION ON RIDE-SHARE APPS

    August 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 August 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging the Federal Government to adopt similar New York rules capping the number of rideshare licences and setting pay rates for drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FOODORA OVER PLAN TO QUIT AUSTRALIA

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018 

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Foodora of ceasing operations in Australia to avoid responsibility for paying its riders millions of dollars in  backpay as a result of wage theft.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS 'WEAK' AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport.

  • Media Release

    THREAT TO AVIATION SAFETY AS COMPANY SEEKS TO BRING IN SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AIRPORT WORKERS

    July 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that flying in Australia will become less safe if a company wins federal court approval for split shifts for airport workers.