TWU

  • Media Release

    Six Die During Horror Week For Truck Crashes

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 November 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an urgent review of Federal and State road safety agencies following a spate of truck crashes that have left six people dead in just three days.

  • Media Release

    Transport Activists Protest At Indonesia Consulate In Support Of Striking Workers

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 17 November 2016
     
    Transport and maritime worker activists protested at Indonesia’s consulate yesterday, demanding that striking truck drivers and port workers are treated fairly and an end is put to dangerous working conditions.

  • Video

    CH10 MEL: Angry Bus Drivers Rally

    November 16

    (Ten Eyewitness News Melbourne, 15 Nov 2016) Angry bus drivers say they have had enough of being used as punching bags for the passengers they carry. After an increased number of assaults, they took to the steps of parliament to demand protection with 16 drivers being assaulted so far this year.

  • News

    Cowardly And Unprovoked Physical Assaults On Bus Drivers Must Stop: Safety Barriers Needed

    November 15


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch Media Release, 9 November 2016
     
    Angry bus drivers protested their disgust at the escalation of violent attacks inflicted by aggressive passengers and assert their right to a safe workplace at a rally on the steps of the State Parliament of Victoria from 10am on Tuesday, 15 November.

  • News

    Appalling Treatment of Toll Intermodal Subbies

    November 15

    The Wheel (Spring 2016 Issue), TWU WA Branch Lead Organiser Mick Knowles reports
     
    Toll Intermodal’s treatment of sub- contractors working out of its Kewdale and Fremantle depots is a complete and utter disgrace.

  • News

    Most FWO Prosecutions Targeting Accessories

    November 14

    Workplace Express, 2 November 2016
     
    The Fair Work Ombudsman pursued accessories to alleged Fair Work Act breaches in nine out of every ten cases it lodged in court last financial year, while three-quarters involved visa-holders, according to its annual report.