TWU

  • Media Release

    Qantas bosses want Patricks-style conflict

    August 18

    Ground handlers at Qantas fear the company is planning a bigger industrial campaign than Patricks Stevedores launched against its workforce in the waterfront dispute of the mid-1990s.

     

  • Media Release

    Pilots to join Aviation Union Federation

    August 17

    Today, the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) will officially join the Australian Aviation Union Federation (AUF), giving pilots a voice through the largest representative aviation body in country. 

  • Media Release

    Qantas to still call Asia home

    August 16

    After talking down Qantas international for over a year, Qantas has today realized its grand plan to destroy the Qantas brand and replace it with aircraft and business partnerships that will kill at least 1000 Australian jobs.

  • Media Release

    Tiger back in the sky while crew still on the deck

    August 12

    Ground workers at Australia’s airports want CASA and other government agencies to put in place improvements in safety and security for baggage handlers and other employees and contractors as Tiger Airways announces its return to the skies.

  • Media Release

    TWU announces groundbreaking deal with Linfox

    July 29

    In a new wages deal that will set a benchmark for transport workers across road transport and distribution, the TWU has negotiated a four per cent per annum pay rise with increased superannuation and job security with transport giant Linfox.

  • Media Release

    Qantas/Jetstar staff announce protected action

    July 26

    Qantas delegates and workplace representatives in ground handling services have voted for a protected action ballot after Qantas management knocked back key claims in the latest negotiations over the workplace agreement.