TWU

  • News

    Deafening Silence

    October 10

    Owner Driver, by Michael Kaine, TWU National Secretary, 1 October 2018
     
    You can just about make out the front of the truck, the grid barely visible amid the angry red blaze. Photographs and video show flames leaping high into the Queensland sky, flanked by black smoke. Debris litters the ground.

  • News

    CABIN CREW SURVEY SHOWS 65% EXPERIENCE SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    October 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 October 2018
     
    A survey of airline cabin crew shows 65% of respondents have experienced sexual harassment, with one in five crew reporting more than 10 incidents of sexual harassment.

  • Media Release

    TWU MEMBERSHIP UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSE MICHAEL KAINE AND NICK MCINTOSH TO LEAD THE UNION

    October 03


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 October 2018

    The AEC confirms Michael Kaine and Nick McIntosh have been unanimously endorsed to lead the TWU in an uncontested election. Kaine and McIntosh will continue in their roles for the next four years as National Secretary and National Assistant Secretary respectively.

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT WORKERS PROTEST AS REPORT WARNS SAFETY & SECURITY AT RISK

    October 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 October 2018
     
    Workers protested at all main airports today over poor pay and conditions as a report shows low standards are impacting on aviation safety and security. Protests are also taking place around the world as part of a global day of action by airport workers.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS 'DEADLY' PORT FEE HIKES

    September 28

    TWU Media Release, 28 September 2018
     
    The TWU has slammed DP world over “deadly and destructive” port fee hikes which will result in further pressure on transport and lead to safety risks.

  • News

    Industry Super Australia's job is to eradicate the banks

    September 25

    AFR, by Michael Kaine, 24 Sep 2018
     
    A dangerous complacency appears to be setting in among industry superannuation funds. And it is happening at precisely the time we should be charging forward to eradicate big banks from our retirement saving system.