TWU

  • 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.

  • 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.