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More than a dozen unions led by the Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU), the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Rail, Bus and Tram Union (RBTU) will hold a protest today in Brisbane in support of Air New Zealand workers who have their pay and conditions dramatically cut by their own company.
The Transport Workers Union and the Textile Footwear and Clothing Union of Australia will hold a media conference today to call on the NSW Government, and Governments across Australia to step in and save jobs.
100 Council delegates representing more than 85,000 transport workers from across Australia will today convene in Melbourne to plan for the year ahead as the Federal Council of the Transport Workers Union kicks off its annual conference.
The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the announcement that Qantas’ group carrier Jetstar would expand by nine planes this year, saying the Qantas group of companies could use the growth to save Qantas jobs across its operations.
With more than 280 people killed each year on our nation’s roads due to heavy vehicle incidents, the Transport Workers Union has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcements of the establishment of the country’s first National Road Safety Council.
The Transport Workers Union (TWU) will be lodging papers in the Industrial Relations Commission this morning in an effort to have Qantas fulfill its legal responsibilities to front-line workers in the wake of the growing global swine flu threat.