TWU

  • News

    TWU Response To Gottliebsen

    March 31

    The Australian, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 31 March
     
    There is an ultimate irony in the arguments of those opposing the first Order on safe rates by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. Every doomsday scenario put forward as a reason for the Order not to go ahead is sadly already happening.

  • Media Release

    NatRoad Exposed At Hearings Over Failure To Represent Transport Operators & Drivers

    March 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has been exposed during weekend hearings for failing over the last two years to inform its members or educate them on the road safety watchdog’s Order on safe rates.

  • 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.