TWU

  • Media Release

    QANTAS SHOULD COMMIT TO SECURITY DURING GROWTH

    May 15

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the announcement that Qantas’ group carrier Jetstar would expand by nine planes this year, saying the Qantas group of companies could use the growth to save Qantas jobs across its operations.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS WELCOME SAFETY COUNCIL

    May 13

    With more than 280 people killed each year on our nation’s roads due to heavy vehicle incidents, the Transport Workers Union has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcements of the establishment of the country’s first National Road Safety Council.

  • Media Release

    Qantas employees to lodge claim against airline

    May 01

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) will be lodging papers in the Industrial Relations Commission this morning in an effort to have Qantas fulfill its legal responsibilities to front-line workers in the wake of the growing global swine flu threat.

  • 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.