TWU

  • News

    TWU CONCERNED REDSTAR TRANSPORT MAY BE ENTERING INTO ADMINISTATION IN ANOTHER BLOW TO THE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

    December 20

    The Transport Workers’ Union has received concerning reports from Redstar Transport members that indicate the company is about to go into administration. Reports include drivers being told to return their loads to the nearest depot and interstate drivers being repatriated to their homes. The TWU has also been informed that other transport operators have been instructed to cease contracting work to Redstar Transport.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS AND THEIR CHILDREN TO MAKE CHRISTMAS APPEAL TO ALDI OVER SAFETY

    December 19

    Truck drivers and their children are appealing in a Christmas message to Aldi to end its attacks on them and to commit to safety in transport.

  • News

    Labor Commits to Minimum 'Safe Pay Rates' For Uber and the Gig Economy

    December 18

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 18 Dec 2018
     
    Labor has committed to restore a controversial system of minimum pay and conditions for the transport industry that would extend to gig economy companies such as Uber.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PARTY COMMITS TO TACKLING SAFETY CRISIS ON OUR ROADS

    December 17

    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the Labor Party commitment to establishing a system to tackle the downward spiral in the road transport industry.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PUTS BANKS ON NOTICE ABOUT SUPER CONFLICT AND UNDERPERFORMANCE

    December 16

    ALP delegates have endorsed a TWU and CFMMEU platform amendment at National Conference that puts banks on notice by ensuring that default superannuation funds are solely governed in members’ best interests.

  • Media Release

    SDA & TWU FORM ALLIANCE TO TAKE ON AMAZON & ONLINE RETAILERS AS FAIR WORK CASE OPENS

    December 11

    Two of Australia’s largest unions are joining forces to address working conditions in the area of online retail, including Amazon. The move comes as a case opens at Fair Work over a labour hire worker sacked from Amazon’s Sydney Fulfillment Centre after he joined the union.