April 21, 2015
Attention QUBE workers Last Friday the union lodged your workplace agreement with the Fair Work Commission for approval. The Fair Work Commission will now decide if the workplace agreement is approved (every agreement is certified by the Fair Work Commission). The union has supported the approval of the document but...

Drivers tell Coles “Not Good Enough!”

July 28, 2014
Our Coles Online member-led negotiating team has met with management again. They told management that Coles’ rejection of our status, rights and conditions as drivers is not good enough. With drivers’ support from across the country, our team said that we will continue to fight for Coles Online work to...

Mud Carters Unite

July 22, 2014
TWU Mud Carters negotiations update The TWU and the rank and file drivers committee have now held three meetings with the Plant Hires. The aim of these meetings has been to secure an agreement on rates and conditions that will allow owner drivers to a make a decent living. At...

Tippers Draft Heads Of Agreement

June 24, 2014
Your union, the TWU, has kicked off negotiations with Plant Hire Operators to lock in a commitment to fair rates and conditions across the industry. A draft Heads of Agreement, that outlines fair rates and conditions, forms the basis of these negotiations and is available for you to view as...

Fighting for good jobs

September 22, 2013
Our fight for a fair agreement at Linfox is underway. Our member-led negotiation team has just finished their first face-to-face meeting with management. We took to Linfox a plan for our company and our industry. This plan is the result of member messages from yard meetings and surveys across the...

Stop this happening to other Coles drivers

September 11, 2013
On August the 8th this year a Perth based Coles home deliveries driver’s life changed tragically when a car crashed into him as he unloaded groceries from the back of his truck. His injuries were horrific and his left leg had to be amputated, but doctors were able to save...

TOLL Workers Denied Right To Vote

August 30, 2013
TWU takes Toll to Federal Court as hundreds of workers denied their right to vote Statement from Transport Workers’ Union,  30 August 2013 The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has launched Federal Court proceedings against the Toll Group after more than 170 Toll workers were denied the right to vote in...

Toll Workers Ready To Fight!

August 27, 2013
Statement from TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 27 August 2013 Workers at transport giant Toll have voted convincingly in support of protected industrial action, sending a powerful message to the company that they are willing to fight for a fair agreement that guarantees their job security, workplace safety, fair superannuation,...

Toll – last chance to vote!

August 13, 2013
The Toll protected action ballot closes soon, so it’s important to get your votiong papers in as soon as possible and have your say. We need to make sure Toll can’t undermine your job security by opening new yards with workers on lower rates and substandard conditions. Your member led...