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...

TWU BUS – BBQ’s & EBA’s

May 29, 2019
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TWU Bus Organisers and Branch Secretary John Berger continue to hold BBQ’s for members, including recently at CDC Oakleigh, CDC Wyndham and Ventura Seaford. The Branch has more of these events planned this year so get along, if there is not a BBQ planned for your yard contact your Delegate...

TWU SUPPORTS MEMBERS AFTER SHOCK FACTORY CLOSURE

May 24, 2019
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is disappointed with Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd’s decision to close its Dennington factory in south-west Victoria with 98 employees to lose their jobs. The TWU, which represents a large percentage of Fonterra tanker drivers, is awaiting finer details from the New Zealand-based company in regards to...