TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Carnell Explain Why She Opposed System Which Delivered 30-Day Payments

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The TWU is demanding the Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell explain why she opposed a system which delivered a requirement for drivers to be paid within 30 days of work – only to now call for such payment terms.

  • Media Release

    Industry Groups In Attempt To Rip Off Drivers At Fair Work Commission

    August 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is opposing attempts by industry lobby groups to reduce wages for long distance truck drivers and bus drivers at the Fair Work Commission today.

  • Media Release

    TWU VISITS JAILED KOREAN TRANSPORT UNION ACTIVIST TO HIGHLIGHT INJUSTICES

    July 29

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon is today visiting a jailed union activist in South Korea. He is calling on the Korean government to heed the recommendations by the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom on the Rights of Peaceful Assembly and of Association and to release jailed union leaders in Korea.

  • Media Release

    TWU: Employer Groups Create A Smokescreen For Unsafe Roads

    July 05

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 July 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused major employer bodies of participating in a political smokescreen to obscure the lethal economic pressures forced upon truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU: Band-Aid Solution Won't Save 2,548 Lives

    July 04

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 July 2016
     
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has cautioned against the dangers of not addressing lethal pressures that cause truck drivers to speed as a proposed new law calls for harsher speeding penalties on heavy vehicles.

  • Media Release

    Visa Corruption Causing Havoc On Our Roads

    June 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 June 2016
     
    The Transport Workers Union has sounded the alarm on workplace visa rorts in the Australian road transport industry, which are endangering the public by creating a class of untrained drivers working well below industry standards.