Articles for "Month: July 2017"

December 8, 2017
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TOUCH ONE TOUCH ALL

The PORTS always have and always will be UNION. We stand shoulder to shoulder with our brothers and sisters from the MUA Victoria Branch. United we will never be defeated.      
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November 27, 2017
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BIG WIN FOR LINFOX TRUGANINA WORKERS

Following months of tough negotiations and workplace consultations, your TWU national negotiating committee can announce that members working at Linfox Truganina now have a more secure future after several key issues were won by the Linfox National Negotiating team as management conceded at the last EBA meeting last week. This...
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November 6, 2017
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FIGHTING FOR GOOD JOBS AT SEAROAD

Your TWU delegate-led negotiating team recently met with Searoad Logistics for a new workplace agreement in Victoria and Tasmania. You told us in your Workplace Survey that you want us to fight for your rights at Searoad!   By standing together we can secure an improved agreement aiming for a better future for all workers. Now is the time for us to stick...
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October 23, 2017
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CC Containers members: Found voice in workplace after joining the TWU

WORKERS at CC Containers began 2017 toiling away without knowing if they were being paid the right whack or correct penalties and conditions under the company’s complex pay and grading system. Well, they know now! After contacting the TWU, these workers – many of whom are first time union members – have gone through a...
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October 13, 2017
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TWU PROTESTS ALDI’S CUT-RATE CONTRACTS PUTTING MOTORISTS AT RISK

Watch the video of TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) SECRETARY JOHN BERGER address the rally over Aldi’s outrageous treatment of workers. Global supermarket giant Aldi is successful because it undercuts the competition. But the cheap groceries would not be possible without Aldi’s low-cost wages. It is the hidden shame of the supermarket...
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October 5, 2017
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BUNCH OF SHOW OFFS!

Most Australians would agree that too many public holidays are barely enough and know to call the union if an employer is trying to force them to work a public holiday.  And so it was for TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) members working for Toll Tasmania out of its Burnie and Devonport depots who raised concerns a while back about a long-standing company policy of rostering them to work on the local...
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September 4, 2017
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STOP CEVA’S CASH GRAB

CEVA, the logistics and chain management multinational that posted $6.6 billion in revenue for 2016, is crying poor at the bargaining table and attempting to short-change hardworking TWU members. In fact, its substandard offer to workers is nothing but a blatant cash grab. CEVA have even told TWU bargaining representatives...
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August 1, 2017
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Qube Workers VOTE YES

Our TWU team said this agreement was worth voting for. Members agreed – 80% voted YES to the new EBA! Winning a new agreement that delivers on the issues we said matter was only possible because we stood together as a part of the TWU team led by your Delegates....
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July 31, 2017
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ATO cuts amount drivers can claim for reasonable travel expenses by 43%

ATO ruling on Owner Drivers shows how out of touch Government’s administration is on realities in transport. READ MORE: https://m.bigrigs.com.au/news/travel-expense-change/3204184/  
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