Articles for "Month: June 2016"

April 24, 2018
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AEROCARE DON’T CARE ABOUT WORKERS

ATT: AEROCARE WORKERS. You will be asked to vote on a new agreement later this week that will rip you off by up to $8.50 AN HOUR. It’s your chance to say NO to Aerocare stealing from your pay cheques. Contact us confidentially with any questions or concerns through Facebook...
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April 24, 2018
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OVERWHELMING SUPPORT TO CHANGE THE RULES

Voters in 11 marginal seats strongly support changing broken workplace legislation to increase the minimum wage, restore penalty rates and increased measures to reduce insecure work. The ACTU polling also shows strong support for better bargaining laws that go beyond enterprise-only bargaining, equal pay laws, flexible working arrangements for carers...
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April 23, 2018
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LABOR PROMISES TO RETURN ROAD SAFETY WATCHDOG

The line in the political sand has gotten a lot wider after Federal Labor promised to restore the powers of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) in some form if elected. The TWU has protested loud and long since the Coalition turned its back on road safety in scrapping the...
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April 18, 2018
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NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FIGHTS ALDI INACTION

    Truck drivers and TWU members and officials have held a National Day of Action in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. The survey also shows almost 93% of drivers believe pressure...
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April 18, 2018
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Union Delegates Rally For Change

All Unions were involved in a mass Unions Delegates Meeting earlier this week at the Melbourne Town Hall. Wage theft is rampant, work is less secure than ever and they’re making it harder for us to keep each other safe at work. The Rules are broken. So let’s change the...
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April 16, 2018
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TRUCK DRIVERS TO PROTEST ON 2-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF RSRT SHUTDOWN

Truck drivers and their supporters will protest in all major capitals this Wednesday – two years after the Federal Government disbanded the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).  All members are welcome to join the TWU National Day of Action to be held in Melbourne from 11am outside Aldi in Franklin...
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April 13, 2018
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ATT: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR Q-Catering & dnata TWU MEMBERS

TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger today met with distressed Q-Catering members following Qantas Airways’ announcement that it intends to sell its catering division to dnata – part of the powerful, Dubai-headquartered, Emirates Group. John, along with Aviation Organiser Dissio Markos, addressed members at the company’s Melbourne Airport base who...
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