TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Carnell Explain Why She Opposed System Which Delivered 30-Day Payments

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The TWU is demanding the Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell explain why she opposed a system which delivered a requirement for drivers to be paid within 30 days of work – only to now call for such payment terms.

  • Media Release

    Industry Groups In Attempt To Rip Off Drivers At Fair Work Commission

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is opposing attempts by industry lobby groups to reduce wages for long distance truck drivers and bus drivers at the Fair Work Commission today.

  • News

    Busways Drivers In Western Sydney And On The Central Coast Say, "Leave Your Opal Cards At Home"

    August 15

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    People who catch a Busways Bus in Western Sydney or on the Central Coast this Wednesday, 17 August will be able to travel for free.  Ticket machines and Opal Card Readers will not be operating on the day.

  • News

    Small trucks targeted in NSW police blitz

    August 10

    Big Rigs, August 9, 2016
     
    Small and medium rigid trucks were targeted in a police operation in Sydney's West on Monday.

  • News

    TWU News: Fixing what ain't broken!

    August 08

    Big Rigs, TWU NSW News, August 6, 2016

    IT IS too often that the Transport Workers' Union is having to "fix what ain't broken” when it comes to supporting drivers who are being targeted unfairly by the management of multinational organisations.

  • News

    Unaware, Underpaid

    August 01

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, August 2016
     
    Australia is a multi-culture society, but big business is exploiting newly-arrived foreign drivers to work for lower pay rates while increasing its own profit margin. Tony Sheldon writes.