TWU

  • Video

    7 News Cairns: Bus Drivers Protest for Fair Pay

    February 15

    (7 News Cairns, 14 Feb 2017) Bus drivers have protested outside the Cairns Translink office during another day of industrial action. The Transport Workers Union is pushing for Translink to provide more funding to Sunbus so Cairns drivers can be paid the same wages as their regional counterparts.

  • News

    Transport Workers Union Calls For Fair Go For Bus Drivers

    February 08

    Stirling Times, by Kate Leaver, 8 February 2017
     
    Abuse and harassment is an “everyday occurrence” for Perth bus drivers, according to the Transport Workers Union (TWU), which is calling for more safety regulation ahead of the March State Election.

  • News

    We Must Get Up To Speed On Road Safety

    February 08

    The Huffington Post, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Tourism and Cities, 8 February 2017
     
    It's a mistake to allow politics to compromise road safety, particularly when our road toll is rising after years of decline.

  • Media Release

    Transport Employer Groups In Denial About Rate & Safety Problems Drivers Face

    February 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 February 2017

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised transport employer lobby groups NatRoad, ATA and Sarta for their opposition to improvements in rates and safety for drivers.

  • News

    Truck Driving: One Of The Deadliest Workplaces In Australia

    February 07

    The Age, by Anna Patty, 3 February 2017
     
    A truck cabin is among the deadliest workplaces in Australia, new research shows.

  • News

    TWU National Secretary On The Today Show Speaking About Raids On A Transport Business And Transport Industry Safety Crisis

    February 06

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 2 February 2017
     
    TWU National Secretary spoke this morning to the Today Show about raids currently being conducted on a Sydney transport business and the crises in the transport industry.