• Media Release

    Lethal Pressure On Truckies From Retailers Like Coles Confirmed By Latest Driver Survey

    October 02

    New evidence confirming the lethal pressures major retailers like Coles place on truck drivers reinforces the need for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to hold big retail bullies to account for squeezing the life out of truck drivers. That’s according Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Chaos Averted At Adelaide Airport

    September 14

    This week has seen significant developments in settling the ongoing wage dispute between the TWU Aviation Screeners and ISS. This involved the dispute negotiations being elevated to the involvement of the TWU Branch Secretary Ray Wyatt and ISS National General Manager Greg Gately.

  • Media Release

    TWU SA/NT Branch Office Media Release: Adelaide Airport Aviation Screeners Ballot Results 101 voted - 100% for Taking Protected Action

    September 10

    Aviation Screeners at Adelaide Airport have balloted for the right to take protected industrial action because ISS Security Services Pty Ltd (ISS) have refused to negotiate a fair and decent agreement in line with award rates and pay rates across Australian airports. This overwhelming endorsement of industrial action sends a clear signal to management that the ISS workforce is united in their determination to achieve the rates of pay and the conditions which they deserve, according to Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) South Australia and Northern Territory Branch Secretary Ray Wyatt.

  • Media Release

    Trans-Pacific Transport Union Alliance to Fight For Workers’ Rights

    September 06

    Transport Workers in Australia and the United States of America have signalled their intention to stand together to fight for secure jobs with decent pay and conditions now and into the future, with the signing of a Trans-Pacific Transport Unions Alliance. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia (TWU).

  • Media Release

    iPerks to Pollies Fail To Obscure Disastrous Decision Making of Qantas Management

    August 30

    The revelations that Qantas have lavished politicians and their families with free upgrades and “iPerks”, should surprise no one as senior management use company money to influence decision makers and obscure their failings which are driving the airline into the ground. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Senior Management Must Go As Qantas Posts First Loss in 17 Years

    August 23

    The enormous loss posted by Qantas today is clear proof of the catastrophic failure of the Qantas board, led by Alan Joyce and Leigh Clifford, who have proven themselves to be clueless at everything except for lining there own pockets with 82% wage increases and $2 million dollar bonuses. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.