TWU

  • News

    VIDEO: The Women Driving Australia

    August 03

    SBS THE FEED, 2 August 2018

    The Transport Workers Union has labelled truck driving ‘Australia’s deadliest job.’ It’s also one of the most male-dominated. There’s a small group of women behind the big rigs making it their mission to breathe new life into the industry they love. Check out their stories here:

  • News

    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Unfairly Targeted

    July 26

    Truck driver Frank Black is angry that truck drivers are unfairly targeted, meanwhile there's no scrutiny of wealthy retailers and manufacturers who are putting pressures on drivers. Watch this video on Frank's case:

  • News

    TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

    July 26

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 26 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period.

  • Media Release

    THREAT TO AVIATION SAFETY AS COMPANY SEEKS TO BRING IN SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AIRPORT WORKERS

    July 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is warning that flying in Australia will become less safe if a company wins federal court approval for split shifts for airport workers.

  • Media Release

    TWU SUPPORTS NSW LABOR POLICY ON RIGHTS FOR ON-DEMAND WORKERS

    July 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is backing a move by NSW ALP to give greater rights to workers in the on-demand economy following an announcement by NSW ALP Leader Luke Foley and Industrial Relations Spokesman Adam Searle.

  • News

    URGENT NEED FOR REGULATION OF FOOD DELIVERY COMPANIES AFTRE THREATENEING EMAIL BY DELIVEROO REVEALED

    July 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 July 18 2018
     
    The TWU has again called for the Federal Government to regulate food delivery companies after Deliveroo sent a threatening email to riders stating they would lose their jobs if they did not send in their contracts or sign a new one.