FIGHT FOR SAFER SKIES

June 6, 2019
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Aviation 2019 – exploitation of labour hire, casualisation and foreign crew have led to a situation where workers are doing the same jobs but receiving wildly different rates of pay. In fact, TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Delegate and flight attendant Glenn Barfoot said there can be as many as five different...

DRIVERS TAKE ACTION

June 4, 2019
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Staunch TWU Martyrs bus members were on the picket line from early this morning. The drivers elected to take the protected industrial action following months of negotiations and after receiving the operators latest sub-standard and insulting wage offer. The strike – which stopped all Martyrs services – follows other authorised...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE – STILL NOT A LIVING WAGE

May 30, 2019
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After a long campaign, the union movement has won a 3% pay increase to the minimum wage. The Fair Work Commission ruling following its Annual Wage Review means an extra $21.60 per week for full-time workers. The increase came despite the opposition of the Morrison Govt and its big business...