TWU

  • News

    Safe Rates on the World Stage

    July 04

    TWU NEWS, 4 July 2017
     
    More than 5000 truck drivers hit the streets of Seoul in South Korea to make sure the country’s new president keeps his promise of legislative reform.

  • Media Release

    Qantas employees win fight over pay downgrade

    June 28

    Qantas employees have won a battle with the wealthy airline after it began paying them less to work the same job.

  • Media Release

    TWU calls for audit of Garden Grove following shocking dash cam footage

    June 28

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the Department of Transport, SA Police Heavy Vehicle Taskforce and Safe Work SA to carry out a full audit on trucking company Garden Grove, over pressure on drivers to break the rules.

  • Media Release

    TWU Highlights Spike In Truck Deaths and Exploitation in Transport Industry at Senate Inquiry

    June 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned the Federal Government for ignoring an increase in deaths among transport workers and other road users in truck crashes, during a Senate Inquiry hearing. The Union highlighted exploitation in the industry which is leading to safety risks.

  • Media Release

    Owner drivers battle Toll over massive hit to income

    June 23

    Owner drivers are today challenging Toll after the transport operator unilaterally terminated an agreement with them, reducing their wages by up to $1000 a week.

  • Media Release

    Stevedores monopoly exposed over port fees deception

    June 22

    The Transport Workers Union has criticised a monopoly by stevedores after the truth has been exposed behind massive port access fees for trucks.