TWU

  • Media Release

    QIRC Ruling A Win For All Waste Workers

    March 27

    The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) has found that domestic or commercial waste drivers cannot be represented by the Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland (CFMEUQ).

    TWU QLD News, 27 March 2014

  • Media Release

    Coles Risks Adelaide Lives

    March 20

    Transport Workers Union Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine today said a planned supermarket expansion in suburban Adelaide posed an extremely high risk of crashes involving semi-trailers and suburban vehicles, which could cost lives.

  • Media Release

    TWU Takes Fight for Aviation Workers to Canberra

    March 20

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called on the Abbott Government to adopt Industrial Relations reform that stops the abuse of hardworking Australian families by companies, like Qantas, who outsource to bogus labour hire firms.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Talks

    March 05

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said he would urge Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to reveal his future plans for the airline, and to back away from the proposed 5000 sackings, at talks in Sydney this afternoon.

  • Media Release

    TWU to Continue Fight for Fair Rates and Conditions at Coles Online

    March 05


    Transport Workers Union Assistant National Secretary Michael Kaine says the TWU will appeal a recent court ruling that denies Coles Online Drivers appropriate rates and conditions.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 March 2014

  • Media Release

    Qantas: Talks Must Precede Taxpayer Guarantees

    March 03

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the Qantas Board must enter good-faith talks about the airline before it receives either taxpayer debt guarantees or legislative action to abolish Qantas as the national airline.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 March 2014