TWU

  • Media Release

    Qantas Profits Hide Increased Security Risks

    August 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 August 2016
     
    Qantas’ full year results are masking the dangerous truth of increased security risks throughout the company’s aviation operations, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Mascot Tanker Flip Shows Industry On Edge

    August 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 August 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has strengthened calls for the implementation of a national Safe Rates System after an overturned fuel tanker carrying 35,000 litres of diesel and unleaded fuel caused havoc for Sydney road users on Friday morning.

  • Media Release

    Bedford Truck To Travel To Wave Hill 50 Years After Running Supplies To Strikers

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 18 August 2016
     
    The son of the trade union activist who brought food and letters to strikers at Wave Hill will attend the 50th anniversary events along with an exact replica of Bedford truck used to run the supplies.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Carnell Explain Why She Opposed System Which Delivered 30-Day Payments

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The TWU is demanding the Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell explain why she opposed a system which delivered a requirement for drivers to be paid within 30 days of work – only to now call for such payment terms.

  • Media Release

    Industry Groups In Attempt To Rip Off Drivers At Fair Work Commission

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is opposing attempts by industry lobby groups to reduce wages for long distance truck drivers and bus drivers at the Fair Work Commission today.

  • Media Release

    TWU VISITS JAILED KOREAN TRANSPORT UNION ACTIVIST TO HIGHLIGHT INJUSTICES

    July 29

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon is today visiting a jailed union activist in South Korea. He is calling on the Korean government to heed the recommendations by the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom on the Rights of Peaceful Assembly and of Association and to release jailed union leaders in Korea.