TWU

  • Media Release

    Cash Crisis Pending As Melbourne Cup Looms

    October 29

    ATMs and Banks in South Australia and the Northern Territory will not be serviced from Thursday 1 November until Saturday 3 November unless management at Chubb Security offer a fair deal to staff who are some of the lowest paid in their profession across the country. That’s according to Ray Wyatt, South Australia and Northern Territory Branch Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

    Transport Workers' Union SA/NT Branch Media Release
     

  • Media Release

    One Toll Vision Must Be More Than Just Words

    October 26

    Management at the Toll Group have the opportunity to show that their ‘One Toll’ policy for a productive, efficient and safer workplace for all Toll workers is more than a public relations exercise by implementing this at all Toll sites across the globe. That’s according to Michael Aird, Senior Official of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Safe and Secure Australian Skies Threatened By Foreign Takeovers

    October 25

    State-owned foreign airlines should not be allowed to continue with their virtual takeover of Qantas/Jetstar as this undermines Australian jobs, threatens the future of our aviation industry and is not in our national interest. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Cut Fatal Truck Crashes By Tackling Squeeze on Truckies

    October 17

    The continuing devastation and loss of life on our roads resulting from truck crashes can only be addressed once we begin to tackle the root cause of these crashes; the squeeze put on truckies by major clients like Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union, who was speaking in the wake of several recent truck crashes in Queensland and in Victoria.

  • Media Release

    Time To Stop Blaming Truckies-Making Clients Like Coles Accountable The Only Way To Reduce Road Deaths

    October 16

    It’s time to stop laying the blame for road deaths with truckies, and tackle the real cause of the safety crisis on our roads – the squeeze put on the industry by the likes of Coles. That’s according to the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia (TWU) who will today submit its reply to submissions to the work of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

  • Media Release

    Government Support For Aviation Welcome But Highlights Bad Decision Making at Qantas

    October 12

    The Government’s intention to sign the Cape Town Convention demonstrates a welcome commitment to the future of our aviation industry, but bad decisions by senior management means Qantas cannot take advantage of the benefits of this convention. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.