TWU

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT UNION, DRIVERS AND EMPLOYER GIVE EVIDENCE TO PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE

    June 04

    The Federal Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Mr Tony Sheldon today joined with Mr Ron Finemore AO, Executive Chairman, Ron Finemore Transport Pty Ltd to give evidence about the tight labour market for truck drivers to the House of Representatives Education and Training Committee.

  • Media Release

    TWU Leads Protest Against Air New Zealand

    June 03

    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.

  • Media Release

    TWU and TCFUA call on NSW Government to save jobs

    May 28

    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.

  • Media Release

    Biggest Gathering Of Transport Workers In Australia Kicks Off In Melbourne Today

    May 18

    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.