Memorial Service – 46th anniversary of West Gate Bridge collapse

October 13, 2017
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The West Gate Bridge Memorial Committee invites you to attend the public memorial service. The collapse of the bridge, only two years into its construction, remains one of Australia’s worst peace-time workplace tragedies. It was 11:50am on 15 October 1970 when a 2000 tonne, 112 meter span between two piers...

TOLL AGREEMENT SIGNED OFF – CONGRATULATIONS ALL

September 26, 2017
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Following months of tough negotiations and agreed workplace consultations, the TWU Toll Negotiating Committee and Toll have reached an agreement endorsed resoundingly by members in yards across Australia. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Assistant Secretary Chris Fennell, who was on the negotiating committee, congratulated members who, through solidarity and unity, maintained pressure...

AVIATION WORKERS PROTEST WEALTHY AIRLINES BENEFITING FROM EXPLOITATION OF WORKERS

September 18, 2017
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Watch TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) SECRETARY JOHN BERGER STICK UP FOR AVIATION WORKERS ON CHANNEL NINE, CHANNEL TEN AND CHANNEL SEVEN. Aviation workers and TWU members have protested around the country today over low wages and appalling conditions which are risking safety and security. Melbourne workers held an action at Tullamarine’s...