TWU

  • News

    Smash On M4 Widening Project Highlights Wild West Nature Of Government Construction Sites

    February 25

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 25 February 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has said that safety procedures on Government infrastructure projects must be put under the microscope in the wake of revelations of a smash between a crane working on the M4 widening project and a passing B-Double truck that have only come to light ten days after the incident.

  • News

    TWU Targets Qantas, Supermarkets

    February 25

    Transport & Logistics News, by Charles Pauka, 24 February 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on Qantas to share its record profits with its employees, many of whom are struggling on low-wages and part time hours. The airline has announced profits of $688 million in the six months to December 2015, its best ever results in a 95-year history.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Hold Rally Demanding New Pay Rates To Tackle Road Deaths

    February 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 February 2016
     
    Truck drivers and Transport Workers’ Union activists have held a noisy rally in Adelaide to demand that wealthy retailers follow a binding law on pay rates, aimed at cutting the number of deaths on the roads.

  • Video

    2UE: Aviation Workers Being Paid Under Poverty Line

    February 23

    (2UE, 22 Feb 2016) There is some concern that part time baggage handlers at Sydney Airport are being paid inappropriately, involving people being paid well below the poverty line.

  • Video

    CH7: Union Calls on Qantas to Share Record Profit with Hard Working Employees

    February 23

    (CH7, 23 Feb 2016) Qantas announced profits of $688 million in the six months to December 2015 – its best ever results in a 95-year history. TWU is calling on Qantas to share its record profits with its hard-working employees, many of whom are struggling on low-wages and part time hours.

  • Media Release

    QANTAS GROUP EMPLOYEES DEMAND DECENT JOBS AS RECORD PROFITS ANNOUNCED

    February 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 February 2016

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on Qantas to share its record profits with its hard-working employees, many of whom are struggling on low-wages and part time hours. The airline today announced profits of $688 million in the six months to December 2015 – its best ever results in a 95-year history.