TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU requests urgent meeting with Qantas over flu

    April 27

    Following concerns raised by workers at the airport, the Transport Workers Union will be calling for an urgent meeting with Qantas and other airlines to discuss what systems are in place to protect employees as a new strain of swine flu is reported to be within reach of Australian shores.

  • Media Release

    Qantas should save jobs as it is a profitable company

    April 14

    The Transport Workers Union has criticised today’s announcement by Qantas that it could slash up to 1750 jobs, saying the company was still profitable despite the current airline industry cycle.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS WORKERS STOP WORK AFTER QANTAS AUCTIONS OFF JOBS AND NATIONAL SECURITY

    March 30

    Qantas employees at Sydney's international and domestic terminals have walked off the job this morning over safety and security concerns throughout the Qantas group of companies' operations.

  • Media Release

    TWU Members Return to Work

    March 30

    Qantas baggage handlers, ramp, fleet and catering staff are returning to work at Sydney's international and domestic terminals this afternoon after stopping work this morning over safety issues.

  • Media Release

    Qantas fails to act over security concerns

    March 29

    Qantas TWU delegates, representing more than 3000 employees across Sydney’s international and domestic terminals, will hold a mass delegates meeting tomorrow morning to vote on a response to the increased outsourcing of work at Sydney airport.

  • Media Release

    TWU members concerned over airport security

    March 26

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has labelled a decision by Qantas to outsource over 100 jobs, with hundreds more earmarked across Australia, little more than playing games with the ongoing security of Australian travellers.