TWU

  • Media Release

    Bus driver attacked, Western Sydney: Bus service disruptions today

    July 22

    The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW apologises to passengers for disruptions to Busways services today in Western Sydney. School services will not be affected.

  • Media Release

    TWU [Concerned Over Violence Towards Fijian Trade Unionists]

    July 17

    AMENDED DUE TO ORDER BY FAIR WORK AUSTRALIA OF 20 JULY 2011

     

                 The [Fijian] military dictatorship [is] specifically target[ing] airline workers in the draft Vital National Industries Decree, smashing workplace rights across the sector.

     

     

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Need Safe Rates to Recover Carbon Tax Costs

    July 11

    The TWU has today expressed concern that the application of a de facto carbon tax on fuels for heavy vehicles from July 2014 will further disadvantage truck drivers and cause more deaths on Australian roads.

  • Media Release

    Airline Ticket Charges Should Fund Aviation Workers

    July 07

    The TWU national secretary, Tony Sheldon, said Tiger Airways continued grounding by CASA was a sign for the future of low cost aviation companies and demonstrated the need to require airlines to commit a small portion of ticket costs to ensure dismissed workers receive some assistance when an airline is grounded or put out of business. 

  • Media Release

    Carbon Tax Will Cost Drivers Up To $200 A Week

    July 06

    The Transport Workers Union has today revealed truck drivers and small trucking operators could be facing charges of up to $200 a week on fuel alone with no way to recover the cost under the carbon tax proposed by the federal Government.

  • Media Release

    TWU calls for drivers to be safe from petrol increases

    July 04

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the Federal Government to include owner-drivers and employee drivers in the exemption of fuel for the CPRS after drivers were left out of the mix.