TWU

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    Our Fight is Your Fight: The TWU-Teamsters New Pact Born Out of Toll Battle

    June 15

    The globalized economy has shrunk our world linking workers across continents through the tentacles of major low-road retailers like Walmart and the popular apparel brands that line its shelves like Under Armour. As these corporate giants roam the planet to win the race to the bottom to squeeze more profits workers throughout the supply chain are often subjected to inhumane working conditions that have a destructive impact on their lives and their loved ones, whole communities and the environment.

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    TWU fights Qantas on crew

    June 11

    THE Transport Workers’ Union yesterday weighed into the foreign labour dispute, demanding the Gillard government prevent Qantas from hiring overseas flight attendants "for $400 a week".

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    SKY News, Australian Agenda, 10 June 2012

    June 10

    TWU National Secretary was a guest of Sky News Agenda recently and during the interview Tony discussed a number of issues including Qantas, Enterprise Migration Agreements and the Carbon tax.
     

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    Teamsters Tell TWU Your Fight is Our Fight

    June 01

    The Transport Workers Union has struck a global solidarity charter with the US Teamsters union, to co-ordinate campaigns against mutual employers they claim have declared a "war on workers".

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    Qantas Accused of Misleading MPs on Workforce Lockout

    June 01

    Qantas executives discussed locking out the airline workforce two weeks before the company grounded its fleet last year, prompting union claims last night that the airline had misled federal parliament.

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    Award on the Nose

    May 31

    The Transport Workers Union has vowed to continue to fight for JJ Richards workers after the union named the waste giant Australia's Worst Employer