TWU

  • Media Release

    THREE DEAD IN HORROR SYDNEY TRUCK CRASH AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DITHERS

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018  

    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government’s inaction over the crisis in trucking as three people were killed in a truck crash in Sydney today.

  • Media Release

    PROTESTS AT MAJOR AIRPORTS AS COURT CASE BEGINS ON SPLIT SHIFTS FOR ALL AVIATION EMPLOYEES

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2018
     
    Airport employees are protesting at all major airports today as a Federal Court case opens on bringing in split shifts and poverty conditions for all aviation staff.

  • Media Release

    ALDI IN COURT IN ATTEMPT TO SILENCE TRUCK DRIVERS

    February 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 February 2018
     
    Aldi is today back in the Federal Court attempting to silence truck drivers and stop them from protesting and speaking out about safety in the wealthy retailer’s supply chain.

     

  • Media Release

    SHOCKING NUMBER OF TRUCKING BREACHES REVEALS ABSENCE OF POLICY & REGULATION

    February 02

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a gaping lack of regulation and policy after police issued over 2,000 truck defect notices yesterday in the largest ever inspection operation.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR URGENT REGULATION AS SURVEY SHOWS 75% DELIVERY RIDERS PAID BELOW MINIMUM WAGE

    January 31

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 31 January 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for urgent regulation of the on-demand economy after a survey showed three out of every four food delivery riders are paid below the minimum award wage.

  • Media Release

    NATIONAL INTEGRITY COMMISSION SHOULD BE A BI-PARTISAN COMMITMENT

    January 30

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 January 2018
     
    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called on the Federal Government to commit to the establishment of an independent national integrity body.