TWU

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers, TWU In Canberra To Demand Focus On Road Deaths

    March 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 March 2016

     

    Truck drivers along with the Transport Workers’ Union are visiting Canberra today to demand that the Federal Parliament tackle the high death toll in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    Government Does Deal With Qatar Airways Despite Employee Abuses

    March 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has today demanded the Government respond to concerns over abuse of employees at Qatar Airways after the airline was given access to domestic Australian airspace.

  • Media Release

    TWU Appeals For Retailers, Government To Support Road Safety After Horror Crash In SA

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government and major retailers back a ruling by the road safety watchdog after a cyclist was killed and two others were injured in a collision with a truck in at Solomontown on the outskirts of Port Pirie, South Australia.

  • Media Release

    TWU Applications To Force Big Retailers To Implement Safe Rates Order

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is lodging a series of applications at the road safety watchdog to ensure major retailers follow a ruling setting down safe minimum rates for drivers aimed at saving lives on the roads.

  • News

    Stop Being Numb To Truck Deaths Says The TWU

    March 15


    Big Rigs, by Carly Morrissey, 15 March 2016

     
    The transport workers’ union wants the transport industry to stop being numb to truck related deaths.

  • Video

    9 News: Sydney Bus Attack

    March 14

    An absolutely horrific attack at Lane Cove yesterday, when a man attempted to break through a bus window using his hands, elbows, and a weapon. Thankfully the man is now in custody, but like Lisa Wilkinson and TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird said on the show, bus drivers have to deal with violence and abuse almost every single day.