TWU

  • News

    Hanson sand quarry workers win big in new agreement

    December 13

    Hanson employees on the firm’s sand quarry work will be around $100 per week better off overall thanks to a new agreement negotiated between the company and the TWU WA Branch.

  • Media Release

    New Sydney Airport Must Provide Quality Jobs, TWU Warns

    December 12

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 December 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging the Government to ensure good quality jobs at a new Sydney airport, so that employees can support their families and boost the local economy.

  • Video

    Win for QGS Workers

    December 12

    QGS aviation workers just won a new agreement. The deal gives much improved conditions for the 1,600 workers at QGS. Watch this video to see how and what QGS workers won!

  • Video

    Future of Worker

    December 09

    The nature of work is changing rapidly. On one hand, the jobs of the on-demand economy is becoming less secured with less protections. On the other hand, technology is being developed to replace the jobs we once thought only humans can do. Transport will be massively impacted. Watch this video to see how we can fight back for our rights and conditions.

  • Media Release

    Federal Government Wastes Taxpayers' Money On Truck Driver Fatigue Research

    December 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 December 2016
     
    The Federal Government has announced it will spend over $800,000 of taxpayers’ money on research into truck driver fatigue, despite tearing down a tribunal this year which was tackling the problem.

  • News

    Bill was only 19 when he flew into a Vietnam Hell…

    December 07

    ...but for fifty years, bureaucrats have denied him and many of his mates  an important medal they have well and truly earned.

    His best mate John Davis tells his story, which originally appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Wheel, TWU WA Branch's journal.