TWU

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    Alan Joyce Cannot Whitewash Responsibility for Threatening Future Viability of Qantas

    October 09

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is attempting to whitewash his role in jeopardising the future viability of Qantas at the same time as he misrepresents the impact of the proposed Emirates alliance on Qantas and Australia’s national interest. That's according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Lethal Pressure On Truckies From Retailers Like Coles Confirmed By Latest Driver Survey

    October 02

    New evidence confirming the lethal pressures major retailers like Coles place on truck drivers reinforces the need for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to hold big retail bullies to account for squeezing the life out of truck drivers. That’s according Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Chaos Averted At Adelaide Airport

    September 14

    This week has seen significant developments in settling the ongoing wage dispute between the TWU Aviation Screeners and ISS. This involved the dispute negotiations being elevated to the involvement of the TWU Branch Secretary Ray Wyatt and ISS National General Manager Greg Gately.

  • Media Release

    TWU SA/NT Branch Office Media Release: Adelaide Airport Aviation Screeners Ballot Results 101 voted - 100% for Taking Protected Action

    September 10

    Aviation Screeners at Adelaide Airport have balloted for the right to take protected industrial action because ISS Security Services Pty Ltd (ISS) have refused to negotiate a fair and decent agreement in line with award rates and pay rates across Australian airports. This overwhelming endorsement of industrial action sends a clear signal to management that the ISS workforce is united in their determination to achieve the rates of pay and the conditions which they deserve, according to Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) South Australia and Northern Territory Branch Secretary Ray Wyatt.