TWU

  • News

    Owner-Drivers Must Stand Together On Minimum Rates: Sheldon

    February 22

    Owner Driver, by Brad Gardner, 19 February 2016
     
    Union heavyweight comes out swinging against opponents of minimum rates for owner-drivers.

  • Media Release

    Jetstar Employees Reject Unfair Enterprise Agreement

    February 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on management at Jetstar to begin proper negotiations for a fair agreement after employees rejected a deal which would have impoverished many.

  • Media Release

    Time To Hold Wealthy Companies To Account Over Truck Deaths, Not Just Drivers, TWU Says In Response To Court Case

    February 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for accountability of transport operators and companies which hire them, as a truck driver was cleared today of charges related to the deaths of two people in Mona Vale in 2013.

  • News

    Waste Industry Report Released

    February 19

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 19 February 2016
     
    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has released the interim report of the Inquiry into Sectors of the Waste Management Industry.

  • Video

    ABC Wide Bay: Road Safety Alarm Bell

    February 18

    (ABC Wide Bay, 18 Feb 2016) It’s been a horrific month for road deaths involving trucks, sounding alarm bells for road safety. TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon talks about the lethal economic pressures on truck drivers, and calls for Safe Rates to tackle the road tragedies.

  • News

    Fair Work Rules Linfox Workers Can Spend Public Holidays With Families

    February 18

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 18 February 2016

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has welcomed a ruling that allows night shift warehouse workers in Sydney’s West to continue spending public holidays at home with their families instead of being forced into work at the whims Linfox management.