TWU

  • Media Release

    Transport workers welcome investigations of truck deaths

    May 07

    The Transport Workers Union has called for all relevant authorities and governments across the country implement the NSW government program that will see WorkCover carrying out compliance tests on the supply chain to ensure fatigue management is enforced along the transport system and supply chain.

  • Media Release

    AIRLINE UNIONS TO UNITE UNDER NEW FEDERATION

    May 06

    In a significant step for tens of thousands of workers in the Australian aviation industry, the Transport Worker’s Union (TWU), Flight Attendants Association of Australia (Domestic & Regional Division) (FAAA) and the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers (ALAEA) will today launch a new Australian Aviation Unions Federation (AUF).

  • Media Release

    TWU Targets Truck Emissions

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) will hold a forum, exploring the development of a fuel-efficient driver training program that aims to cut carbon emissions by up to 20 per cent and provides financial incentives to drivers and transport companies.

  • Media Release

    PREMIER HEADS LIST OF NO SHOWS FOR OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF NEWCASTLE’S THIRD COAL TERMINAL

    April 30

    Key transport unions today said that Premier Keneally’s decision not to attend the official opening of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group’s (NCIG) terminal on Monday should send a clear message to NCIG executives that it needs to reconsider a non-union agreement struck during the dying days of Work Choices. The Premier announced today that she shared the concerns of the transport unions and said “I do not and have not ever supported the Workchoices.”

  • Media Release

    Drivers welcome paid waiting times

    April 29

    The Transport Workers Union has today welcomed new regulations outlined in the Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy (PBLIS), saying paying drivers for time they spend waiting at the stevedore is a huge step forward for fairness and safety in the industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU backs NRMA report

    March 23

    An NRMA report stating that the 300 deaths annually in the road transport industry cost the economy $2 billion each year should serve as a warning to business and the community that industry-wide change was urgent.