TWU

  • Media Release

    VIRGIN BLUE STRONG ENOUGH TO KEEP STAFF ON

    February 23

    The Transport Workers Union today called on Virgin Blue management to not lay off any staff despite announcing a first-half net loss, saying the company was still growing in spite of global economic conditions.

  • Media Release

    VIRGIN EXPANDS AND CUTS JOBS IN SAME MONTH

    February 18

    Less than a fortnight after Richard Branson took delivery of $2 billion worth of Boeing 777s for the new Sydney-Los Angeles route, Virgin Blue in Australia has announced it will cut five planes from its Australian domestic fleet affecting more than 400 jobs. 

  • Media Release

    STIMULUS PACKAGE HELPS ROAD SAFETY

    February 04

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia has today welcomed the Federal Government’s stimulus package saying it will provide transport workers and owner drivers with a safer work environment.

  • Media Release

    PATRICKS LOCK OUT TRUCK DRIVERS

    January 21

    This morning’s move by Patricks Port Botany to lock out truck drivers, despite hundreds queuing for hours to unload and load their trucks, has left drivers stranded in appalling conditions.

  • Media Release

    Paid Maternity Leave Email Petition

    January 20

    The TWU Urges all members to complete the email petition for Paid Maternity Leave here:http://www.rightsatwork.com.au/campaigns/pmlemailaction