TWU

  • Media Release

    Qantas deal must make jobs and security a priority

    January 06

    The Transport Workers Union today said that any deal between the Qantas group of companies and Malaysia’s AirAsia must have best practice safety, security and employment conditions as a priority.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR FUNDS FOR SHOT DRIVER

    June 26

    The Transport Workers Union will be asking members and people in the industry to donate money to the family of a truck driver killed after being shot as he was driving his truck in Milperra. To make a donation to the family of the truck driver killed at Milperra last week: Donations can be made to National Australia Bank BSB 082-001 Account No 488250870. Please reference the donation as Bob Knight.

  • 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.