TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2018
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters protested today in all major capitals as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. Drivers sat on Oxford Street in Sydney and marched in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in a stark message to the Federal Government which shut down a road safety watchdog two years ago, allowing wealthy retailers like Aldi to financially squeeze transport.

  • Media Release

    TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2018
     
    Truck drivers will protest in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured.

  • Media Release

    Cash in Transit Road Crew Seeking Answers on Safety

    April 09

    TWU NSW Branch Media Release, 9 April 2018
     
    Last Thursday morning in Clemton Park, Sydney, Armaguard Cash in Transit workers, members of the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW, were subjected to an armed robbery. Police are still investigating.

  • Media Release

    DELIVEROO 'PARTNERSHIP' ON SUPER IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PAYMENT: TWU

    April 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEAES, 6 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on Deliveroo and other food delivery companies to end the wage theft of its workforce and to pay them superannuation and fair rates.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR ETHICAL RULES IN AUSTRALIA AFTER WOMAN KILLED BY DRIVERLESS UBER CAR IN US

    March 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 20 March 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on governments in Australia to adopt mandatory ethical rules ahead of any further development of driverless vehicle technology. The call comes as a driverless car operated by Uber hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.

  • Media Release

    DELIVERY RIDERS PROTEST AS TWU FILES TEST CASES FOR RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS

    March 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 March 2018
     
    Delivery riders and supporters are taking to the streets in Sydney today to protest over low wages, which force 75% of riders below minimum rates, and over the lack of protections for injuries and abuse on the job. The protest comes as the Transport Workers’ Union files cases for unfair dismissal involving two delivery riders recently sacked.