TWU

  • News

    Andreas Lubitz and the Global Pilot Scam Threatening Your Safety

    March 29

    The Daily Beast, by Clive Irving, 24 March 2016
     
    Airlines in Europe push young pilots to the edge in a desperate struggle to live with huge debts as they fly without any job security. It’s enough to drive some mad, like the Germanwings flier who murdered 149 passengers.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams NatRoad For Abandoning Transport Companies And Drivers At Road Safety Tribunal

    March 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has failed to represent transport companies or truck drivers by refusing to hold major retailers and manufacturers to account for late payments and low rates, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    While Airport Revenues Soar To $3b, Workers’ Wages Languish

    March 24

    Labor Herald, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3b while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Quality Jobs For Employees As Airport Revenues Soar To $3 Billion

    March 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3 billion while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Government Close Loopholes Allowing Untrained Workers To Drive Trucks

    March 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 March 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union at a Senate inquiry has called on state and federal governments to urgently close loopholes allowing untrained, illegal and exploited workers to drive trucks.

  • News

    Where’s The Money For Transport Really Going?

    March 22

    TWU NEWS, by TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird, 22 March 2016
     
    Truck stops, distribution centres, airwaves and newspapers have been consumed by talk on the Road Safety Remuneration Order over the past couple of weeks.