TWU

  • Media Release

    Insecure Work Leads To Insecure Skies

    May 17

    The Australian aviation industry deserves a real future, with safe and secure employment, integrity and a clear path for Australian-based airlines to again be recognized as the safest in the world. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Coles Must Stop Dancing Around Truck Safety

    May 16

    Coles and other major retailers must stop dancing around safety in the transport industry and
    begin to play their part in safer roads for everyone. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National
    Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Coles Are Pushing Safety Down The Chain

    May 10

    Truckies from the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), together with their families, held a number of protests at Coles’ stores across Australia today (10.5.12) to highlight the giant retailer’s responsibility for the lethal pressures in the trucking industry and across the entire supply chain.

  • Media Release

    Statement from Tony Sheldon

    May 03

    The closure of national trucking company 1stFleet is a tragedy for the workforce and highlights yet again how major retailers are squeezing the life out of Australian truckies and suppliers according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Aviation Industry Must Continue To Call Australia Home

    May 01

    Australia must continue to be home to high quality aviation jobs to ensure we have a safe, sustainable and secure aviation industry for everyone, commented Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Administration of 1stFleet Trucking Highlights Major Retailers Squeeze On The Supply Chain

    April 27

    The decision to appoint an administrator to trucking firm 1stFleet yesterday leaves hundreds of workers and their families facing a dark and uncertain future and highlights yet again the squeeze on the supply chain by major retailers like Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).