TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers’ Union Challenges Coles to Public Debate on Safety Issues - Significant Increase in Truck Fatalities in Two States

    July 26

    The Transport Workers’ Union of Australia (TWU) has challenged Coles to a public debate on the continuing high number of deaths and injuries from truck crashes across the country.

  • Media Release

    Veteran Truckies Stand Up To Coles

    July 25

    Veteran Truck Drivers are descending on Coles stores across Australia today, to protest against the pressures being put on truck drivers by the giant retailer.  The retired drivers are speaking to shoppers and the wider public, highlighting conditions in the trucking industry, and how Coles uses its economic power to squeeze its suppliers, and drive down conditions and safety standards.

  • Media Release

    TWU TO CALL FOR EXTENSION OF QANTAS SALE ACT TO COVER JETSTAR - Tony Sheldon to move resolution at NSW Labor Conference

    July 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) will today (15.07.12) seek the support of New South Wales Labor to ask the Federal Government to extend the Qantas Sales Act to include Jetstar.

  • Media Release

    Threat Of Insecure Work Hangs Over UPS Workforce As They Pursue Their Right to Strike

    July 06

    United Parcel Service Pty Ltd (UPS) workers are pursuing their right to strike as the company’s refusal to negotiate a fair agreement places their livelihood in jeopardy. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union

  • Media Release

    Major Transport Clients Must Take The Pressure Off Truckies Or Face The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal- TWU

    July 01

    Statement by Michael Kaine, Acting  National Secretary, TWU

    Major clients who place lethal pressure on road transport operators will now have to face the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal and this will result in a safer, fairer and  more  efficient  road  transport  industry  for  everyone.  That’s  according  to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Fair Work Australia To Decide On The Militant Actions of Qantas Management

    June 26

    The upcoming decision of Fair Work Australia with regard to Qantas will determine if workers will have a right to a decent, secure employment or if big businesses can hold their workforce and the entire Australian community hostage with no penalty. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).