TWU

  • News

    We Need To Put A Brake On Truckies' Road Toll

    March 27

    Goulburn Post , by Ainsleigh Sheridan, 26 Mar 2017
     
    Last year, 198 people died from 174 fatal crashes involving articulated or heavy rigid trucks on Australian roads.

  • Media Release

    Horror Truck Crash Shows Need For Urgent Government Action, Says TWU

    March 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 March 2017 

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s south highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • News

    Brisbane Airport Ground Crew Sleep On Site Between Shifts

    March 23

    The Courier-Mail, by Jodie Munro O’Brien, 22 March 2017
     
    Ground crew at Brisbane airport often sleep on site or in their cars between fatigue-inducing split shifts, it has been revealed.

  • News

    Aerocare Disgrace Reveals Systematic Corporate Disregard For Australian Workers

    March 22

    ACTU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 March 2017
     
    Australians are rightly horrified at the extreme working conditions being imposed on Aerocare workers, who play a crucial role at our major airports to ensure the journeys of thousands of travellers are comfortable and smooth every day.

  • Video

    ABC 7.30: Airport Workers Speak Out about Poor Work Conditions

    March 21

    (ABC 7.30, 20 Mar 2017) Airport workers speak out about poor work conditions, including split shifts forcing workers to sleep at the airport terminal, which they say are threatening the safety of passengers.

  • Media Release

    Footage Shows Third World Conditions For Workers At Australia's Airports

    March 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 March 2017

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that airports and airlines are held to account after appalling conditions for workers have been revealed, including staff forced to sleep at the airport.