ATT: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR Q-Catering & dnata TWU MEMBERS

April 13, 2018
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TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger today met with distressed Q-Catering members following Qantas Airways’ announcement that it intends to sell its catering division to dnata – part of the powerful, Dubai-headquartered, Emirates Group. John, along with Aviation Organiser Dissio Markos, addressed members at the company’s Melbourne Airport base who...

STOP SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF CABIN CREW

April 12, 2018
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The TWU is always concerned about how our members are treated at work – from good Agreements to protecting them from personal harm. This is why we are investigating how airline management handle sexual harassment of cabin crew – please complete this confidential survey: bit.ly/CabinCrewToo and share with your colleagues.  Our...

TRANSDEV TWU-BUS EBA

April 11, 2018
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Transdev TWU-BUS Delegates have met at TWU headquarters to discuss upcoming EBA negotiations. Transdev are not a Bus Association of Victoria (BAV) member, but have common conditions with the rest of the Victorian Bus Industry. The Transdev EBA includes several appendices detailing conditions from a number of EBA’s they have...

AEROCARE – DON’T CARE ABOUT WORKERS

April 9, 2018
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ATT: AEROCARE & ALL AVIATION WORKERS. Aerocare management have again refused to increase pay rates for workers following two EBA meetings between the company and the TWU. Read the flyer below to see how they are underpaying you. Members: Get in touch with the TWU for further information. Non-TWU Aerocare...

TRUCKIE SENATOR SICK OF DRIVERS GETTING “SCREWED”

April 7, 2018
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The TWU stands shoulder-to-shoulder with WA Labor Senator Glenn Sterle who has thrown out a challenge to the entire transport industry to stand united to fix the issues plaguing road transport. We need more politicians who not only understand the transport industry and how it operates….but who are also willing...

TWU SURVEY TO HELP STOP ATO ALLOWANCE CUTS

April 3, 2018
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Attention long-distance employee drivers…have you filled out our survey on your expenses yet? FILL OUT THE SURVEY BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: http://bit.ly/TWUTaxSurvey2 Late last year, the TWU forced the ATO to shelve its unfair plan to drastically cut the amount drivers could claim for meal expenses for the current financial year....

MSS OUT OF TIME

March 28, 2018
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The TWU today applied to the Fair Work Commission for permission to hold a Protected Action Ballot following another sub-standard MSS Security agreement offer. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. It is time for action. MSS’s offer was nothing short of a slap in the face for TWU members. To break the stand-off...

BIG TWU-BUS WIN: MARTYRS MEMBERS SECURE EBA BACK PAY!!

March 27, 2018
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Senior TWU-BUS Organiser Mike McNess walked into the Martyrs lunchroom yesterday to a round of applause and cheers. The reason? TWU members at Martyrs had just won back pay for outstanding EBA increases. The TWU members were quickly reminded that it was they who had fought for and won these conditions. Martyrs...

ATTENTION: All TWU/AMWU Members at TRANSDEV MELBOURNE WORKSHOPS

March 23, 2018
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Protected Action Ballot – HOW TO VOTE Transdev Workshop Enterprise Agreement 2018 was voted down by 87.75% of members/workers.  On 16 March, 2018, the Fair Work Commission issued a protected action ballot order to be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).  Ballot papers will be posted to members on...