TWU

  • Media Release

    Two Dead In Horror Crash Highlighting Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    March 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 March 2016

    Two people have been killed, including a female sedan driver and a male truck driver, in a horrific crash in Victoria, highlighting the crisis in trucking, according the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    TWU Protests Employee Abuses At Qatar Airways As Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has held a protest at Sydney airport over Qatar Airways’ abuse of employees as the airline began its first flights to Sydney. 

  • News

    Sacked For Wearing Hair Gel — Harsh Treatment Clouds New Airline

    March 02

    Working Life, 2 March 2016
     
    Controversial Qatar Airways is now operating flights to Australia despite protests over its harsh treatment of employees.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Government Stamp Out Employee Abuses As First Qatar Flights To Sydney Begin

    March 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 1 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government ensures all airlines operating in Australia abide by labour and human rights standards as the first Qatar Airways flights to Sydney begin.

  • News

    Tackle Illegal Asbestos Dumping By Implementing "One Strike, You’re Out" Policy - TWU NSW

    February 26

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 February 2016
     
    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has said that Mike Baird could tackle the scourge of illegal asbestos dumping by implementing a “One strike, you’re out” policy for clients or operators caught dumping illegally, underpaying minimum rates or not maintaining their tip trucks.

  • Video

    CH7 Adelaide: Truckies Rally

    February 25

    (CH7 Adelaide, 24 Feb 2016) Truck drivers call on big retailers to not back down from their promise of better pay and conditions.