TWU

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS' UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS 'WEAK' AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

    August 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2018
     
    The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport.

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IS THE DEADLIEST IN AUSTRALIA, TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION TELLS INDUSTRIAL DEATHS INQUIRY

    July 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 July 2018
     
    The Inquiry into Industrial Deaths today heard that the transport industry is in crisis. More transport workers are killed in Australia than in any other industry and deaths involving truck crashes are on the rise.

  • Media Release

    VOLUNTARY CERTIFICATION IS WAY OFF THE MARK: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MUST BE REGULATED BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

    July 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 July 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union says Dr Alan Finkel’s proposal for a voluntary certificate that would give Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies and products an ‘ethical stamp’ is miles off the protections we need to keep people safe and alive in Australia.

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDER DEMANDS RIGHTS AT FIRST UNFAIR DISMISSAL HEARING AT FAIR WORK COMMISSION

    July 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 July 2018
     
    A delivery rider today told the Fair Work Commission that he deserves rights and protections, after Foodora unfairly sacked him earlier this year when he challenged their low rates and poor conditions.