Articles for "Month: March 2018"

July 31, 2018
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78 WORKERS WITH MORE SECURE FUTURE

BREAKING: 78 casuals at Toll will be offered permanent jobs this week. This is what union strength looks like! To make sure we win even more permanent jobs, casuals need join the fight and join the TWU today.
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June 3, 2018
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ALDI-TWU TO DISCUSS SUPPLY CHAIN & OTHER ISSUES

BREAKING: Aldi have agreed to hold talks with the TWU on safety and standards. The talks will start this week and we are hopeful of a good outcome that benefits drivers and the entire community 👍👍. Updates to follow
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May 23, 2018
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COLES & TWU SIGN AGREEMENT TO ENSURE SAFETY & FAIRNESS IN THE COLES SUPPLY CHAIN AND ON-DEMAND ECONOMY

The TWU and supermarket giant Coles 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. The first Statement, signed at the TWU National Council in Adelaide by Coles Managing Director John Durkan and TWU...
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May 5, 2018
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TWU PUTTING PRESSURE ON ECONOMIC POWERS

With companies increasingly working across state and international borders, it is becoming more important for the TWU to coordinate its activities and build worker power on a national and, in the case of battling global economic giants, international stage. To this end, TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger, along with...
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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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