TWU

  • News

    Airport Workers Speak Out About Poor Work Conditions

    March 21

    ABC 7.30, by James Thomas, 20 March 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.

  • News

    Airport Staff Sleeping In 'Third World' Conditions Inside Sydney Airport

    March 21

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou & Anna Patty, 21 March 2017
     
    Aviation workers are sleeping on makeshift beds amid squalid conditions in the bowels of Sydney International Airport while they wait for their next shift.

  • Media Release

    Win For Owner Drivers As Industry Backs And Expands Model For Fair Rates & Conditions

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2017

    Owner drivers got a boost today as the NSW Industrial Relations Commission backed and expanded a system which ensures them full cost recovery for their work.

  • News

    Wage Deals Hand Workers Well above the Minimum for Superannuation

    March 13

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Nick Toscano, 13 March 2017
     
    Nearly one in three Australians on newly sealed wage deals are now receiving superannuation above the legal minimum, while employee pay rises are hitting record lows.

  • Media Release

    TWU Joins Rallies Over Government Changes Which Making Trucking More Dangerous

    March 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 March 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has joined protests around the country today to highlight changes the Federal Government has brought in which have increased dangers for truck drivers and the travelling public.

  • News

    Central Coast Garbos To Stage Further Industrial Action

    March 08

    Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate, by Peter Way, 7 March 2017
     
    Central Coast garbos are stepping up their industrial action and will again go off the job for 24 hours tomorrow.