TWU

  • Media Release

    Airline unions slam companies over lax security while TWU threatens strike action

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union has threatened strike action at Qantas over security and safety concerns after the airline cancelled negotiation talks today with workplace committees when management were called to a meeting with the aviation safety regulator, CASA.

  • Media Release

    Transport Department confirms TWU claims

    May 04

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s confirmation of claims by the workforce that only permanent staff were properly background checked for security concerns. 

  • Media Release

    Screening a must after updated airport threat

    May 02

    Transport workers at our national airports have called for an immediate upgrade in security at all airports, including the screening of every member of staff to go into secure airside areas, to ensure safety.

  • Media Release

    ACCC should investigate Qantas

    April 20

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission to investigate Qantas announcement of a massive fuel-related price increase on tickets.

  • Media Release

    Qantas/Jetstar attacks workforce claims

    April 20

    Qantas/Jetstar employees have called on CEO to give surety and security to the ongoing employment of thousands of hard-working employees across Australia, after the head of Qantas outlined future plans for the flying kangaroo included destroying Australian jobs under the guise of flexibility.

  • Media Release

    Drivers want safe clean rates and cut to fuel excise

    April 19

    Transport Workers want protections applied to any action taken to improve carbon emission outputs from transport in order to protect jobs and promote safety in an industry set to double in size over the next decade.