TWU

  • Media Release

    Major Survey of Truckies A Damning Indictment of Coles - TWU

    May 30

    Analysis of a major national survey of truckies across Australia has provided a damning indictment of the squeeze Coles places on truck drivers and their entire supply chain, leading to tragic consequences for every Australian road user.  That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    TWU standing-up for airline staff travel entitlements

    May 25

    Dear TWU member, You may be aware that the federal government announced changes in the 2012-13 Budget to address loopholes in the tax system that were allowing overseas executives and corporate high-flyers to claim hundreds of millions of dollars in tax benefits that were inaccessible by ordinary workers.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Triple Whammy As They Slash Services Across the Northern Territory

    May 23

    Qantas’ announcement to slash routes across the Northern Territory will do untold damage to tourism and economic development in regional Australia and reinforces senior management’s indifference to the future of Australian aviation. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Latest Qantas Announcement A Road Map To Break Up An Australian Icon

    May 22

    We have seen a pattern of behaviour by the board of Qantas in recent times and today we have seen their road map for the breakup of an Australian icon and the circumventing of the Qantas Sale Act. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Qantas Job Cuts Will Have Tragic Consequences for Employees and the Public

    May 21

    Today’s announcement that more than 530 Qantas employees will lose their jobs is further proof of a militant employer gone rogue, with tragic consequences for their employees and the Australian travelling public. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Insecure Work Leads To Insecure Skies

    May 17

    The Australian aviation industry deserves a real future, with safe and secure employment, integrity and a clear path for Australian-based airlines to again be recognized as the safest in the world. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).