G4S SECURITY STRIKE OVER CUTS TO WAGES AND CONDITIONS

June 19, 2018
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TWU members working for global security giant G4S are standing up and fighting back against management’s unfair and unacceptable EA offer, cuts to penalty rates and sub-standard conditions. In striking for 24 hours last Friday these staunch members sent a powerful message to management that full-time workers in Australia deserve...

TIME TO STAND UP & FIGHT BACK

June 13, 2018
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Australia has the highest rate of insecure work in the OECD. This sad fact is dragging down wages and making people financially and emotionally stressed. It’s time to #changetherules. Join your Union today. Stronger Together.

FIGHTING FOR SAFE RATES ON GOVERNMENT JOBS

June 12, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) recently alerted the Victorian Government to alarming Federal Government statistics concerning the transport industry – including the 184 people who died in 163 crashes involving heavy vehicles in the 12 months to 31 March this year and a Federal report linking low payments to crashes, speeding...

 ATTENTION: TWU-BUS VENTURA MEMBERS

June 9, 2018
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Ventura TWU Delegates met this week to discuss your upcoming EA.  The following claims were determined: *  4% wage increase each year *  1% increase to Superannuation each year *  Minimum 3hrs engagement for casuals *  Service Grants for Mon-Fri casuals *  Double time for overtime on rail replacement ,...

ALDI-TWU TO DISCUSS SUPPLY CHAIN & OTHER ISSUES

June 3, 2018
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BREAKING: Aldi have agreed to hold talks with the TWU on safety and standards. The talks will start this week and we are hopeful of a good outcome that benefits drivers and the entire community 👍👍. Updates to follow

WORKERS NEED A LIVING WAGE TO SURVIVE

June 2, 2018
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Low economic growth + minimal minimum wage growth = little respite for the working poor. That’s the cold facts following yesterday’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) announcement of an increase to the minimum wage of 3.5% or $24.32 per week. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger said while...

BIG WIN FOR WORKERS – TWU FIGHTS FOR WAGE THEFT LAWS

May 31, 2018
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Wage theft is real, rife across the transport industry and creating a class of working poor. That is why TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger put a motion to the 2017 ALP State Conference calling for it to be criminalised – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE. Fast-forward 12 months, Premier Daniel...

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: No worker should suffer occupational violence at work

May 28, 2018
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In the past two years there have been 150 callous and senseless attacks on public transport workers by members of the public. This is one reason why the TWU (VIC/TAS Branch), RTBU Victoria and Ambulance Employees Australia have joined forces in calling for an extension of new Victorian Government mandatory sentencing...

WAGE THEFT & INDUSTRIAL MANSLAUGHTER LAWS PLACED ON TABLE BY PREMIER

May 26, 2018
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The strength of the TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has been proven once again after the Wage Theft Urgency Resolution put to last year’s 2017 ALP State Conference by TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger will become law under a re-elected Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews announced at today’s 2018 ALP State Conference...