TWU

  • Video

    7 News: Sydney Bus Drivers Strike Over Pay Dispute

    March 07

    (7 News, 7 March 2017) Bus drivers in western Sydney say they've been left with no choice but to walk off the job over a pay dispute that's dragged on for over two and a half years.

  • News

    TWU Tipper Members Circle Parliament To Protest Archaic Pay-By-The-Load System

    March 07

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 7 March 2017
     
    Angry tip truckers drove circles around Victoria’s Parliament House this morning to deliver a blunt message to Spring St: dangerously low industry load-based incentives are compromising safety for all road users.

  • Media Release

    Airport Profits Up To $1.8 Billion While Airport Worker Wages & Conditions Slide

    March 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 March 2017 

    A report today shows record profits by the four main airports, while airport employees struggle to make ends meet.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Reveal Chronic Underpayment At Fair Work Commission

    March 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 March 2017
     
    Truck drivers will today tell the Fair Work Commission how transport employers pay them little or nothing to make deliveries and force them to falsify work diaries so they can drive trucks for longer.

  • News

    Port Pirie Truck Death Shows Problems In Trucking, Says Transport Workers' Union

    March 02

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 2 March 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on industry to come on board with a solution to the crisis in trucking, which saw grandfather Steve Eberhard killed last year after he was hit by a truck.

  • Media Release

    Federal Government Hypocritical and Negligent on Worker Rates

    February 27

    The Federal Government is purely hypocritical on respecting the independence of the Fair Work Commission but rushing when suited it to oppose and abolish the independent Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, said Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon.