TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS: PORT PRICE HIKES ARE PUTTING PRESSURE ON TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

    November 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning against new hikes in port access fees, saying the increase in charges earlier this year is causing hardship among operators and drivers.

  • Media Release

    FAIR WORK REJECTS AEROCARE’S ATTEMPT TO LEGALISE WAGE THEFT

    November 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 November 2017
     
    The Fair Work Commission has rejected an appeal of the latest enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the aviation company at the centre of a scandal involving below poverty rates and staff sleeping rough at airports.

  • Media Release

    TWU STATEMENT: SCANDAL-RIDDEN AEROCARE BOUGHT-OUT

    November 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is keen to meet global aviation services company Swissport after reports that it has bought out scandal-ridden ground-handling company Aerocare.

  • Media Release

    TWU ACCUSES ALDI OF COVER-UP ON SAFETY BREACHES

    November 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised Aldi for covering up safety risks in its supply chain by claiming it has conducted an internal survey of drivers which found no problems. The Union is calling on Aldi to meet to discuss introducing whistleblower protections and enforceable rights. Drivers need to be able to come forward and reveal safety risks without fearing of harassment or sacking.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST IN ALL MAJOR CAPITALS OVER ALDI’S SAFETY RECORD & ATTACKS ON FREE SPEECH

    November 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 November 2017
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers are holding protests across the nation today over Aldi’s repeated refusal to address safety in its supply chain and its attack on free speech.

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER TRUCK DRIVER EXPLOITATION REVEALED

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2017
     
    The Federal Government must be held responsible for failing to address the crisis in the transport industry which has left truck drivers struggling, the TWU has said.