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General Transport

COLES & TWU SIGN AGREEMENT TO ENSURE SAFETY & FAIRNESS IN THE COLES SUPPLY CHAIN AND ON-DEMAND EC...

May 23, 2018

Coles and the TWU have signed two important Statements of Principles that will ensure safe and fair conditions for workers in the Coles supply chain and the on-demand economy.

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TWU CALLS FOR ‘THREE STRIKES’ LAW FOR EMPLOYERS ON PUBLIC PROJECTS AS REPORT SHOWS HUGE $600BN GO...

May 22, 2018

Governments must use the power of their $600 billion annual spend to ensure decent labour standards and lift wage growth, says the Transport Workers’ Union.

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TRUCK DRIVERS & SUPPORTERS BLOCK ADELAIDE ROADS DURING PROTEST AGAINST ALDI

May 22, 2018

Over 100 truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have blocked a busy intersection in Adelaide during a protest. They were joined by ACTU Secretary Sally McManus, Transport Workers’ Union national and state activists and international trade unions attending TWU National Council this week.

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TWU, AIRBNB AGREEMENT TO PROMOTE ETHICAL LABOUR STANDARDS

May 21, 2018

A groundbreaking agreement between the Transport Workers’ Union and Airbnb will see the home sharing platform actively promote package and food delivery companies that adhere to safe rates of pay and union conditions, and the TWU endorse Airbnb for promoting humane labour standards.

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REGULATORY GAPS IN TRANSPORT TO BE FOCUS OF TWU NATIONAL COUNCIL IN ADELAIDE MAY 21-24

May 18, 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union National Council will tackle gaping holes in regulation in the on-demand economy, road transport and aviation which leave workers impoverished, without protections and at risk of death and injury.

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WIN FOR TRANSPORT WORKERS AS NATROAD BACKS DOWN ON OPPOSITION TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

May 08, 2018

Transport workers will be able to access domestic violence leave when it is introduced nationally after NatRoad backed down in its opposition.

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