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.  

  • Media Release

    Qantas Management Must Come Clean On Lockout As Testimony Shows Alan Joyce Misled Senate Committee

    June 01

    Senior management at Qantas have admitted they planned last October’s lockout weeks in advance, directly contradicting the evidence given to a Senate inquiry and to Qantas shareholders AGM.  The Government must investigate this matter urgently and senior executives must be held to account. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • Media Release

    Major Survey of Truckies A Damning Indictment of Coles - TWU

    May 30

    Analysis of a major national survey of truckies across Australia has provided a damning indictment of the squeeze Coles places on truck drivers and their entire supply chain, leading to tragic consequences for every Australian road user.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    TWU standing-up for airline staff travel entitlements

    May 25

    Dear TWU member, You may be aware that the federal government announced changes in the 2012-13 Budget to address loopholes in the tax system that were allowing overseas executives and corporate high-flyers to claim hundreds of millions of dollars in tax benefits that were inaccessible by ordinary workers.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Triple Whammy As They Slash Services Across the Northern Territory

    May 23

    Qantas’ announcement to slash routes across the Northern Territory will do untold damage to tourism and economic development in regional Australia and reinforces senior management’s indifference to the future of Australian aviation. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • 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).