TWU

  • News

    TWU To Argue For Safe Rates Order To Begin In Federal Court Hearings

    April 05

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will argue during federal court hearings tomorrow that a stay should be lifted on an Order from the road safety watchdog setting safe minimum rates of pay for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    Government Backs Big Business Donors To Delay Safe Rates Order

    April 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused the federal government of playing politics with people’s lives and truck drivers’ jobs with the announcement of legislation to delay a ruling setting safe minimum rates of pay.

  • Media Release

    Road Safety Watchdog Decision On April Start For Safe Rates Order

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    An independent umpire has weighed up the evidence and made a decision to apply an Order setting safe minimum rates for truck drivers from April 4th, consistent with a draft Order last August.

  • Media Release

    Drivers & Campaigners Demand Government Backs Off Attack On Road Safety Watchdog

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    Truck drivers, road safety campaigners and the Transport Workers’ Union have called on the Federal Government to stop an attack on a road safety watchdog aiming to tackle deaths in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Government And Employers' Group Over Last-Ditch Effort To Stop Safe Rates Order

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed a last-ditch attempt tonight by the Federal Government and AiGroup to stop a ruling setting safe minimum rates for truck drivers.

  • News

    Recent Events Of The Qatar Airways Campaign

    April 01

    ITF News, 31 March 2016
     
    As part of the ITF's fight against Qatar Airways' oppressive cabin crew work conditions, our unions are joining forces to support change.