TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS AND THEIR CHILDREN TO MAKE CHRISTMAS APPEAL TO ALDI OVER SAFETY

    December 19

    Truck drivers and their children are appealing in a Christmas message to Aldi to end its attacks on them and to commit to safety in transport.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PARTY COMMITS TO TACKLING SAFETY CRISIS ON OUR ROADS

    December 17

    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the Labor Party commitment to establishing a system to tackle the downward spiral in the road transport industry.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PUTS BANKS ON NOTICE ABOUT SUPER CONFLICT AND UNDERPERFORMANCE

    December 16

    ALP delegates have endorsed a TWU and CFMMEU platform amendment at National Conference that puts banks on notice by ensuring that default superannuation funds are solely governed in members’ best interests.

  • Media Release

    SDA & TWU FORM ALLIANCE TO TAKE ON AMAZON & ONLINE RETAILERS AS FAIR WORK CASE OPENS

    December 11

    Two of Australia’s largest unions are joining forces to address working conditions in the area of online retail, including Amazon. The move comes as a case opens at Fair Work over a labour hire worker sacked from Amazon’s Sydney Fulfillment Centre after he joined the union.

  • 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.