TWU

  • 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).

  • Media Release

    Queensland truckie Frank Black awarded TWU National Council Award

    June 19

    Queensland truckie Frank Black has been awarded the inaugural Transport Workers’ Union National Council Award in recognition of his tireless work on behalf of truck drivers and their families and for his contribution towards the success of the TWU Safe Rates Campaign.

  • Media Release

    Senator Glenn Sterle awarded lifetime membership of the TWU

    June 15

    Senator Glenn Sterle has been recognised for powerful work on behalf of transport workers and their families over many decades by the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) who recently awarded the Senator with lifetime membership of the TWU.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Workers Keep The Kangaroo Flying

    June 05

    Qantas remains a profitable airline despite the litany of disastrous decisions by senior managements over the past year. An about turn in the management culture is required if the flying kangaroo is to remain flying high. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.