TWU

  • Media Release

    Tribunal Decision Good for Truckies, Good for Business and Good for the Travelling Public

    December 10

    The decision of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to prioritise the retail sector in its first annual work programme is a victory for truckies, small business and the travelling public.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).  The Retail Sector was the first of five sectors put out by the Tribunal in its decision today.

  • Media Release

    Time for Leigh Clifford and the Old Boys' Club to Stop Attacking the Australian Way of Life

    December 06

    It’s time for Leigh Clifford and his Old Boys' Club to stop attacking workers and the Australian Way of Life.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia, (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Nissan Should Do Better Or Get Off The Grid

    December 02

    Ford and Holden supporters have been given another reason to get fired up about Nissan joining the V8 SuperCars next year, with American auto workers revealing the union-busting tactics of Nissan in Mississippi.

  • Media Release

    Airline Grounds Inflight Advertising Promoting Australian Jobs

    November 29

    Qantas has pulled a series of inflight advertisements promoting Australian jobs for the mining sector, citing “guidelines”, the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) revealed today.

    CFMEU Media Release, 29 November 2012

  • Media Release

    The Asian Century Is Welcome, But Australia Must Not Look Other Way on Human and Workers’ Rights Abuses

    November 23

    Australia can and will prosper in the ‘Asian century’, but this must not come at the expense of ignoring serious human and labour rights violations, undemocratic regimes, or allowing Australian companies to exploit foreign workers both here in Australia or in Asia. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Tackle Safety Crisis in Trucking With National Inquiry On Retail Supply Chains

    November 20

    The Government’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal can best address the continuing safety crisis in trucking, which has claimed the lives of six people in the past week alone, by focusing on the retail sector and by conducting a travelling inquiry across the country to get a thorough understanding of the scale of the problem. That’s according to senior Victorian based TWU Official, John Berger.