TWU

  • News

    Union Pushes For National Focus On Road Safety After String Of Truck Fatalities

    March 11

    ABC Newcastle, by Liz Farquhar, 10 March 2016
     
    A horror run of fatalities involving trucks on Australian roads this month has prompted a call for the Federal Government to back a ruling by the road safety watchdog.

  • Media Release

    TWU Lodges Protected Action Ballot At Jetstar

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today lodged an application at the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot which could lead to industrial action after Jetstar continued to refuse to compromise in talks for a new enterprise agreement.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Need For Solution To Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016
     
    Three children have been left without their parents who were tragically killed after a horrific truck crash in Melbourne’s west this morning. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union To Oppose Move To Delay Order Aimed At Saving Lives

    March 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 March 2016 

    The Transport Workers’ Union will vehemently oppose applications by several industry groups, such as Ai Group, NatRoad and Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association to delay a road safety watchdog ruling aimed at saving lives.

  • News

    Not So Fast: TWU Rallies To Prevent Minimum Rates Delay

    March 10

    Owner Driver, by Brad Gardner, 10 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers Union will not support applications to delay minimum rates until 2017.

  • Media Release

    TWU Appeals For Government To Support Road Safety After Horror Week Of Truck Deaths

    March 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is appealing to the Federal Government to back a ruling by the road safety watchdog after 12 people were killed in truck crashes in just nine days.