TWU DELEGATES: DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS, SECURING YOUR FUTURE

March 22, 2018
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Delegates are the engine room of the TWU. They mobilise, represent and defend members and ensure they stay safe and receive the best possible wages and conditions. Our offices have been a hive of activity this week with delegates from across the transport sector undertaking specialised training to ensure that...

2020 VISION: SECURING MEMBERS A BETTER FUTURE

March 20, 2018
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Ensuring members a safe, secure and better future is central to bold and ambitious plans discussed today by TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) organisers and officials. The Future Focus meeting, which heard from TWU Federal Secretary Tony Sheldon, discussed the unprecedented industrial, political and community actions being mapped out by the union....

The TWU is coming to a town near you!! 

March 19, 2018
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has began 2018 as busy as it left off 2017 but there is always time to get out and break bread with members. So far this year we have held Member Dinners in Rochester, Warrnambool and Leongatha. On their way to the fantastic Leongatha Members Dinner...

‘FIRED FOR TAKING A HOLIDAY’ – BICYCLE DELIVERY RIDERS CLAIM UNFAIR DISMISSAL

March 14, 2018
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Delivery riders and supporters protested yesterday over low wages that force 75% of riders below minimum rates and a lack of protections for injuries and abuse on the job. Josh Klooger, a delivery rider who was sacked after two years with Foodora over raising pay and conditions said things were...

IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THE RULES

March 10, 2018
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Today the ACTU has launched the biggest union advertising campaign in decades. The message is simple: Big business has too much power and Australians need more secure jobs and a wage rise. It’s the largest single ad campaign by the ACTU in more than a decade, since the Your Rights at...

THIS – AND EVERY – LONG WEEKEND HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE BLOOD, SWEAT, MUSCLE & SOLIDARITY OF THE UNION MOVEMENT. YOU ARE WELCOME!

March 9, 2018
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TWU members work in time-critical industries and many will be punching the clock across the entire Labour Day weekend to ensure everybody else can enjoy the time off. Planes wouldn’t take off, party supplies wouldn’t get delivered to shops, buses wouldn’t operate and the garbage wouldn’t be collected….the list goes...

TWU WINS PROTECTIONS FOR PART-TIME TRUCK DRIVERS

March 7, 2018
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Truck drivers have won strong protections against exploitation after the Fair Work Commission approved TWU safeguards for part-time work. The safeguards mean employers will be forced to pay financial penalties if drivers on part-time arrangements work full-time hours, to ensure part-time work is not used as a way for not...

ATTENTION AEROCARE WORKERS – YOU ARE BEING RIPPED OFF! HELP THE TWU END THESE SHOCKING LOW RATES

March 3, 2018
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Aerocare workers – Do something for your future and fill in this survey today: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CQK9QPW. The information gathered will help support TWU actions against Aerocare’s attempts to introduce split shifts in the aviation industry and other cost-cutting measures that will impact on safety and well-being of staff and passengers. The...