TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO MEDIA INVESTIGATION ON DEADLY PRESSURES IN TRUCKING

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     

    Truck drivers and the Transport Workers’ Union are demanding that the Federal Government responds to a media investigation highlighting the crisis in trucking which is leading to deaths and injuries on the roads.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS ATTACK ON CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SUGAR INDUSTRY

    September 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 September 2017
     
    The Transport workers’ Union has criticised a move to abolish a sugar industry code of conduct saying it will allow working families and small businesses to be exploited by wealthy companies.

  • Media Release

    AGREEMENT AIMED AT RIPPING OFF AIRPORT WORKERS THROWN OUT

    August 31

    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Federal Government to hold the aviation industry to account over low paid, part-time work, after the Fair Work Commission threw out an enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports.

  • Media Release

    WE WILL FIGHT ALDI’S ATTACK ON FREE SPEECH, TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION VOWS

    August 29

    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused Aldi of attacking free speech by pursing a Federal Court case to stop truck drivers from protesting over its unsafe practices and to restrict the union from publishing information on the rates and conditions of any transport workers in its supply chain.

  • Media Release

    HUNDREDS OF TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST AT ALDI OVER SAFETY

    August 24

    Over 500 truck drivers and their supporters have protested at an Aldi supermarket in Mt Druitt, Sydney, angry at the wealthy retailer’s refusal to ensure safety in its transport supply chain.

  • Media Release

    TWU SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH THE ATO AFTER UNFAIR TAX CHANGES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a 43% reduction in the amount a truck driver can claim in expenses.