• Media Release

    Transport Workers Protest Over Company's Exploitation & Fed Govt Inaction

    April 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2017

    Transport workers and activists will hold co-ordinated protests around the country today over transport operator, Northline, which is spear-heading a race to the bottom in the industry through poor wages and conditions.

  • News

    Deliveroo Faces Legal Action For Underpaying Bicycle Delivery Riders

    March 31

    SMH, by Andrew Taylor, 31 March 2017
    Douglas Williams was given a "speed test" as part of his training to be a bicycle delivery rider for Deliveroo.

  • News

    How the ABCC Will Affect TWU Members

    March 30

    TWU QLD Branch News, 30 March 2017
    The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) commenced on 2 December 2016, replacing the Fair Work Building and Construction Commission.  The ABCC is established under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016.

  • News

    Big Win For Owner Drivers With GCCD

    March 30

    Big Rigs, 30 March 2017
    We have had a win for owner drivers, with the Transport Workers Union and many industry and business groups working together to finalise an agreement on the General Carriers Contract Determination, which has been approved by the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission.

  • News

    Watson Out Of Touch

    March 29

    AFR Letters, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 28 March 2017
    Low wages and poor conditions are a festering wound on our society. They have implications not just for the individual forced onto them but for their family, their local community and the wider economy.

  • News

    End Split Shifts At Airport

    March 28

    Southern Courier, by Rebecca Franks, 28 Mar 2017
    Rostering leaving staff exhausted, out of pocket