TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Applications To Force Big Retailers To Implement Safe Rates Order

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is lodging a series of applications at the road safety watchdog to ensure major retailers follow a ruling setting down safe minimum rates for drivers aimed at saving lives on the roads.

  • News

    Stop Being Numb To Truck Deaths Says The TWU

    March 15


    Big Rigs, by Carly Morrissey, 15 March 2016

     
    The transport workers’ union wants the transport industry to stop being numb to truck related deaths.

  • Video

    9 News: Sydney Bus Attack

    March 14

    An absolutely horrific attack at Lane Cove yesterday, when a man attempted to break through a bus window using his hands, elbows, and a weapon. Thankfully the man is now in custody, but like Lisa Wilkinson and TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird said on the show, bus drivers have to deal with violence and abuse almost every single day.

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Application To Force Retailers To Pay For Transport Jobs Within 30 Days

    March 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today lodged an application at the road safety watchdog to force major retailers to pay transport operators within 30 days of work completed.

  • Media Release

    TWU Wins Protected Action Ballot Against Qantas/Jetstar Group

    March 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today won an application at the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot against the Qantas/Jetstar Group. The move was taken after the airline continued to refuse to compromise in talks for a new enterprise agreement.

  • News

    Union Pushes For National Focus On Road Safety After String Of Truck Fatalities

    March 11

    ABC Newcastle, by Liz Farquhar, 10 March 2016
     
    A horror run of fatalities involving trucks on Australian roads this month has prompted a call for the Federal Government to back a ruling by the road safety watchdog.