TWU

  • Media Release

    URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO ADDRESS TRUCK DRIVER HEALTH, SAYS TWU

    December 11

    The TWU is calling for urgent action following the publication today of a Monash University study showing high numbers of truck drivers accessing medical treatment, but that many are delaying help, in particular for mental health problems.

  • Media Release

    CALLS FOR UBER TO COMPENSATE DRIVERS AFTER APP GOES DOWN

    December 11

    Uber must compensate drivers after they suffered millions in lost wages when the rideshare app went down this morning for several hours in Australia and globally, said the Transport Workers’ Union and the Rideshare Drivers' Co-operative.

  • Video

    TWU 2018 Wrap-up

    November 29

    TWU 2018 end of year wrap-up.

  • News

    Convenient Facade

    November 29

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine, November 2018
     
    Industry groups avoid tackling the fact that wealthy clients are squeezing the life out of road transport.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON TAXI DRIVERS TO JOIN UBER CLASS ACTION

    November 28

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on taxi drivers to join the class action against Uber to ensure the billion-dollar backed company is held to account over its devastating effects on their livelihoods.

  • Media Release

    UBER SHOULD FACE PROSECUTION OVER PASSENGER DEATHS: TWU

    November 26

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 November 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for Uber and not just drivers to face criminal prosecution over the deaths of passengers. The call comes as an Uber driver was convicted in Sydney today over the death of a passenger last year.