TWU

  • Media Release

    Horror Truck Crash Shows Need For Urgent Government Action, Says TWU

    March 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 March 2017 

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s south highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Media Release

    Footage Shows Third World Conditions For Workers At Australia's Airports

    March 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 March 2017

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that airports and airlines are held to account after appalling conditions for workers have been revealed, including staff forced to sleep at the airport.

  • Media Release

    Win For Owner Drivers As Industry Backs And Expands Model For Fair Rates & Conditions

    March 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 March 2017

    Owner drivers got a boost today as the NSW Industrial Relations Commission backed and expanded a system which ensures them full cost recovery for their work.

  • Media Release

    TWU Joins Rallies Over Government Changes Which Making Trucking More Dangerous

    March 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 March 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has joined protests around the country today to highlight changes the Federal Government has brought in which have increased dangers for truck drivers and the travelling public.

  • Media Release

    Airport Profits Up To $1.8 Billion While Airport Worker Wages & Conditions Slide

    March 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 March 2017 

    A report today shows record profits by the four main airports, while airport employees struggle to make ends meet.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Reveal Chronic Underpayment At Fair Work Commission

    March 06

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 March 2017
     
    Truck drivers will today tell the Fair Work Commission how transport employers pay them little or nothing to make deliveries and force them to falsify work diaries so they can drive trucks for longer.