TWU

  • Media Release

    UNIONS TO LOOK AT QANTAS SAFETY LAPSES IN VIETNAM

    January 15

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia has today written letters to the Vietnamese Government and their ambassador in Australia to inform them of the Union’s intent to investigate alleged safety breaches by Australian airlines operating out of Vietnam.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS DEAL TO FACE INTERNATIONAL SCRUTINY

    January 07

    The Transport Workers Union raised further concerns today following the announcement of Qantas’ strategic alliance with AirAsia.

  • Media Release

    Qantas deal must make jobs and security a priority

    January 06

    The Transport Workers Union today said that any deal between the Qantas group of companies and Malaysia’s AirAsia must have best practice safety, security and employment conditions as a priority.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR FUNDS FOR SHOT DRIVER

    June 26

    The Transport Workers Union will be asking members and people in the industry to donate money to the family of a truck driver killed after being shot as he was driving his truck in Milperra. To make a donation to the family of the truck driver killed at Milperra last week: Donations can be made to National Australia Bank BSB 082-001 Account No 488250870. Please reference the donation as Bob Knight.

  • Media Release

    OUTSOURCING A PROVEN SECURITY RISK AT AIRPORTS

    June 25

    A yet to be released report by the Australian Crime Commission has again pointed to the problems of outsourced labour at Australia’s airports, allowing people with criminal records access to extremely sensitive areas of the airport.

  • Media Release

    Major Step Forward in Fight for Safe Rates

    June 04

    An announcement by Deputy Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, that she will work to put in place a system of safe rates for our nations’ truck drivers has been welcomed by the Transport Workers Union.