TWU

  • News

    Federal Senate Agrees: Trucking Is Waiting Too Long To Be Paid

    February 05

    Owner Driver, by Brad Gardner, 4 February 2016
     
    Non-binding motion calls for businesses to adopt 30-day payment terms.

  • News

    Jetstar Force Vote on Bad Agreement

    February 05

    The Australian, by Mitchell Bingemann, 5 February 2016
     
    Jetstar is bypassing the Transport Workers Union and asking 350 of its baggage handlers to put an end to a long-running pay dispute by voting in favour of an 18-month pay freeze.

  • Media Release

    Companies, Clients Should Be Held Accountable For Truck Deaths Not Just Drivers, Says TWU

    February 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for more accountability of transport operators and companies which hire them, as the trial opens of a truck driver following the deaths of two people in Mona Vale in 2013.

  • Media Release

    Three Lives Lost in Two Weeks in QLD Horrific Crashes – Highlights Crisis in Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 February 2016
     
    A young woman has died in a horrific crash in Central Queensland, highlighting the crisis in the Australian trucking industry. The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for transport operators and wealthy retailers in the supply chain to ensure drivers are paid a safe and fair wage with well-maintained vehicles to tackle the road carnage.

  • News

    TWU Calls For CoR Changes As Mona Vale Driver Trial Opens

    February 04

    Big Rigs, 4 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers' Union is calling for more accountability of transport operators and companies which hire them, as the trial for a truck driver facing charges relating to the deaths of two people in Mona Vale in 2013 opens.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Crisis in Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 February 2016 

    A horrific crash north of Williams, WA which saw a woman tragically killed highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.