TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO URGENTLY REGULATE GIG ECONOMY FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF TWO FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS

    January 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 January 2019
     
    The TWU slams the Federal Government for dragging its heels on regulating the gig economy following a tragic crash that killed two food delivery riders last night.

  • Media Release

    'Airport Workers Should Not Be Used and Abused': Court Rules Against Airport Split Shifts

    January 29

    SMH, 25 January 2019
     
    Airport workers in Australia have had a legal win against their employer with the Federal Court of Australia ruling they can't be forced to work split shifts.

  • News

    It's Time for Action on Highway Safety

    January 29

    Big Rigs, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Transport, 28 Jan 2019
     
    Motorists know the feeling: you are driving along the highway at the speed limit when a semi-trailer appears and begins tail-gating your vehicle.

  • News

    MAJOR WIN FOR AIRPORT WORKERS AS FEDERAL COURT THROWS OUT CASE ON SPLIT SHIFTS

    January 25

    Airport workers have achieved a major win with the Federal Court rejecting an application to keep thousands of baggage handlers, cleaners and ticketing staff on low-paid, grueling work schedules by scandal-ridden Aerocare, now owned by Swissport.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAX GRAB PLANS OF UNDERPAID GIG ECONOMY WORKERS

    January 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 January 2019
     
    The TWU has slammed the Federal Government’s tax grab plans of on-demand economy workers, while ignoring their wealthy employers’ tax avoidance, wage theft, non-payment of superannuation and refusal to cover them while they are injured or sick.

  • Media Release

    TWU SLAMS ATA ELECTION PROCESS AS ATTEMPTED STITCH-UP

    January 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 January 2019
     
    The TWU has criticised the ATA’s lack of information ahead of planned general council elections saying it will again result in less truck drivers taking part in the poll.