TWU Motions Passed at ALP State Conference

May 22, 2017
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The strength of the TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has been proven once again after all three motions it put to last weekend’s ALP State Conference were passed by Victoria’s Labor Party. The resolutions: (1) Called for a change to law to ensure employers face jail if they engage in wage theft from their workforce. ...

TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND SAFE RATES: BLOCK FREMANTLE ROAD TO HIGHLIGHT CRASH DEATHS

May 17, 2017
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Truck drivers and TWU supporters angry at wealthy retailer Aldi over a spike in deaths from truck crashes have blocked a road in South Fremantle. Traffic was halted on Hampton Road as over 150 protesters demanded that Aldi end the financial squeeze on transport companies and truck drivers, which is...

MURRAY GOULBURN CLOSURES – An important update for members.

May 2, 2017
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The TWU has positive news for members following extended discussions held with Murray Goulburn since this week’s announcement that the company will close three factories within the next 18 months. Murray Goulburn notified the Australian Securities Exchange on Tuesday that the Rochester and Kiewa factories in northern Victoria will cease all...