TWU

  • 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).


  • Media Release

    Fair Work Ombudsman Finally Acts on Jetstar/Qantas Crewing

    April 03

    The announcement that Jetstar/Qantas is facing legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman for contravening workplace laws by engaging Australian based trainee pilots on New Zealand contracts surprises no one familiar with the workplace agenda of senior management. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union

    March 31

    The recent action by the Fijian Government to amend the management structure of Air Pacific highlights yet again the dodgy international dealings of Qantas senior management. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • Media Release

    Fair Work Australia Will Decide On Outsourcing Agenda For All Australian Workers

    March 26

    As Fair Work Australia hears the first day of full testimony it must decide whether the agenda by militant management to outsource and undercut Qantas is allowed to trump the rights of workers to enjoy fair job security and decent pay and conditions. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon on Qantas Arbitration

    March 22

    The arbitration hearing before Fair Work Australia between the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Qantas is a test case on the future of Australian employment; will we have secure Australian jobs and safety conditions or can future generations look forward to insecure work at the whim of management? That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • Media Release

    Safer Roads for all Australians - 20 Years in Making

    March 21

    The resounding vote in support of the Road Safety Remuneration Bill in the Senate yesterday means that all Australians can look forward to safer roads and truck drivers can look forward to decent pay and conditions. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).