TWU

  • Media Release

    AIRPORT STAFF REQUIRE PROPER TRAINING

    March 24

    Transport Workers Union delegates at Sydney Airport will be meeting over the next 48 hours to consider a response to the outsourcing of work, as well as security concerns at airports across the country.

  • Media Release

    Keep slouch hat production in Australia

    March 18

    The Transport Workers Union have labelled a decision by the federal government to hand defence uniform management to the private sector an outrage after it was revealed the iconic Aussie slouch hat could soon be made offshore by cheap foreign labour.

  • Media Release

    Unions Unite Over Pacific Brands

    March 05

    Seven Unions will tomorrow meet at the Wentworth factory of Pacific Brands, where iconic brand Bonds as well as Berlei are made, to show support for the company’s 1850 workers who are facing redundancy.

  • Media Release

    Transport Unions congratulates government for dialogue between Textile Union and Pacific Brands

    February 28

    The Australian Transport Union Federation (TUF) has this morning congratulated the Hon Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research for meeting with the Textile Union and the company yesterday as a first step to securing the future of thousands of axed Pacific Brands workers.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON GOVERNMENT, PACIFIC BRANDS AND UNION TO DISCUSS WORKING FAMILIES FUTURE

    February 27

    The Transport Workers Union has called on Pacific Brands to return over $17 million in taxpayerfunded grants from recent years after they devastated their Australian workforce and their families by deciding to cut almost 2000 jobs earlier this week

  • Media Release

    457 VISA PLAN WILL SEE CHEAP LABOUR IMPORTED TO REGIONAL AREAS

    February 25

    The Transport Workers Union has criticised calls for 457 visa holders to be paid anything but market rates saying the move would prevent Australians from securing fair-paying jobs.