TWU

  • Media Release

    Latest Qantas Announcement A Road Map To Break Up An Australian Icon

    May 22

    We have seen a pattern of behaviour by the board of Qantas in recent times and today we have seen their road map for the breakup of an Australian icon and the circumventing of the Qantas Sale Act. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Qantas Job Cuts Will Have Tragic Consequences for Employees and the Public

    May 21

    Today’s announcement that more than 530 Qantas employees will lose their jobs is further proof of a militant employer gone rogue, with tragic consequences for their employees and the Australian travelling public. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • 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.