TWU

  • News

    Race to the Bottom

    September 01

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, September 2016
     
    NatRoad is seeking to bend the general carriers contract rules in NSW by exempting its members, who in turn will exploit drivers they employ. Tony Sheldon writes.

  • News

    New independent poll paints disturbing picture of youth employment

    August 30

    AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS MEDIA RELEASE - 30 August 2016

    A new independent poll shows that many young Australians are struggling at work and urgently need support.

  • Media Release

    Busways Stoppage Monday 29 August 2016 - Here’s Why

    August 29

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 28 August 2016

    Busways Drivers who are members of the Transport Workers’ Union NSW are stopping work this morning between 5am and 9am.

  • News

    Busways Stoppage For Monday 29 August 2016 And Today, Ticket And Opal Card Machines Not In Operation

    August 26

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 August 2016
     
    Notification of legal Industrial Action which will impact Busways services on the Central Coast and in areas of Western Sydney (Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor and Castle Hill areas).

  • News

    FARE FREE DAYS CONTINUE AT BUSWAYS

    August 25

    TWU NSW Media Release

    It’s time for the next step in the campaign by TWU Members employed by Busways.

    Members have resolved to provide two fare free days to commuters who use Busways buses in Western Sydney (Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor and Castle Hill areas) and on the Central Coast.

    Today, Thursday 25 August 2016 and tomorrow Friday 26 August 2016 Passengers who use a Busways bus (on the Central Coast or in Western Sydney) can keep their Opal Card in their wallets for two days as Opal and ticketing machines will not be operating.

  • Media Release

    Coles Must Stop The Squeeze On Trucking

    August 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 24 August 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has called on Coles to take its foot off the throat of transport workers, after posting another 4.3% increase in annual pre-tax earnings today.