TWU

  • Media Release

    End To Pressure From Coles The Best Present Truckies Can Get This Christmas

    December 21

    The lethal pressures facing truckies can be even worse during the Christmas period and it’s time that major retailers like Coles stopped pushing truckies past their limits simply for profits. That’s according to senior TWU Official Michael Aird.

  • Media Release

    Despite ACCC Restrictions, Aviation Industry Still Under Threat From Proposed Qantas/Emirates Alliance

    December 20

    The future viability of Qantas and the Australian aviation industry continues to be under threat from the proposed Qantas/Emirates Alliance despite significant conditions placed on the alliance by Australia’s competition watchdog. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    This Stinks!

    December 18

    Transpacific Industries
    Protected Action: 21 December 2012
    Overtime bans, Limitations & No Paperwork

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 18 December 2012

  • Media Release

    Spate of Fatal Truck Crashes in the Run Up to Christmas Highlights Lethal Pressures In Trucking

    December 17

    The spate of fatal truck crashes on Australian roads in the run up to Christmas is not only a tragedy for those involved and their loved ones, but also a reminder of the pressures facing truck drivers every day when they step into the cab. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary, of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    TWU Stands With Turkish DHL Workers On Respect at DHL Day

    December 12

    Transport Workers’ Union members across Australia are today joining thousands of trade unions across the globe taking part in an international day of action over the mistreatment of workers in Turkey by logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL (DP-DHL).

  • Media Release

    Tribunal Decision Good for Truckies, Good for Business and Good for the Travelling Public

    December 10

    The decision of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to prioritise the retail sector in its first annual work programme is a victory for truckies, small business and the travelling public.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).  The Retail Sector was the first of five sectors put out by the Tribunal in its decision today.