TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Takes Toll To Federal Court As Hundreds of Workers Denied Their Right To Vote

    August 30

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has launched Federal Court proceedings against the Toll Group after more than 170 Toll workers were denied the right to vote in a recent ballot on protected action.

  • Media Release

    Toll Workers Ready To Fight

    August 27

    Workers at transport giant Toll have voted convincingly in support of protected industrial action, sending a powerful message to the company that they are willing to fight for a fair agreement that guarantees their job security, workplace safety, fair superannuation, as well as protecting against the threat of outsourcing.

  • Media Release

    If You Do Aussie Work You Deserve Aussie Rights

    August 14

    The exploitation of foreign workers in Australia and the need to make sure that our kids receive the skills and training they require for the jobs of today and tomorrow is back on the electoral agenda as the Transport Workers Union (TWU) launched its campaign for Aussie Work, Aussie Rights today in Sydney.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Turns Its Back on South Australian Workers

    August 08

    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has called on Qantas to keep the Adelaide Q Catering facility open saying that Qantas has turned its back on South Australian workers and their families, doing little to help the 150 loyal workers at the Adelaide airport whose livelihoods are threatened by the proposed closure of the facility.

  • Media Release

    Safe Rates for Truckies – Our Lives Depend On It

    August 07

    The impact of unsafe pay rates for truck drivers on road safety was laid bare in Adelaide today, when a mangled truck was put on display outside Coles in Prospect.

  • Media Release

    TWU Seeks to Strengthen Draft Safety Orders

    August 02

    The draft order released by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) needs to be strengthened to tackle the powerful role of clients at the top of the transport supply chain and fulfill the Tribunal’s mandate to ensure all truck drivers receive safe and fair rates of pay, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).