TOLL MEMBER ALERT: MEMBERS VOTING FOR PROTECTED ACTION

July 27, 2017
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The TWU has been holding important report back meetings in various Toll sites across Australia this week. Last week, the union lodged a protected action ballot in the Fair Work Commission against Toll after EBA talks stalled on key issues. We can report that Toll members are voting unanimously for Protected...

VOTE YES TO THE NEW ALPHA FLIGHT EBA

July 27, 2017
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AB&N Alpha – Vote Yes EBA – A3 – 20.07.17_VICTAS21 Finally. An EBA worth voting for. TWU members at Alpha have stuck together and maintained pressure on management for a fair deal that delivers on the key issues you said matter for the new Agreement. As a result your TWU...

TWU JETSTAR CABIN CREW EBA UPDATE

July 27, 2017
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  JETSTAR SERVICES MEMO 26 July 2017 THIS IS A DITCHING – FOLLOW THE TWU’s INSTRUCTIONS As promised an update at the completion of this week’s meeting.  Jetstar have denied our claims, and changed clauses in the agreement without the TWU negotiating team agreeing. These clauses CHANGE the intent and...

CEMENTING SAFE RATE PLANS

July 15, 2017
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Some of our Boral owner driver members recently met at TWU HQ to discuss a range of issues. These members work extremely hard on the road, and it is inspiring that they find the time and energy to apply that same work ethic after hours in fighting for better conditions...

TIPPING POINT – BIG TWU SAFE RATES WIN

July 13, 2017
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The State Government has finally commenced developing a Code of Conduct for the tipper industry following years of lobbying by the TWU and rank-and-file members. Industrial Relations Victoria recently contacted all Plant Hire companies and requested they participate in negotiations with the TWU on what the new Code may look...

STARTRACK REPORT BACK

July 12, 2017
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ATT ALL STARTRACK MEMBERS: Negotiations for your EBA have kicked-off. A special video message from your member-led negotiating team at StarTrack can be viewed here.    

Over winter already? Take a chill pill, these dedicated members work in -18 C every day.

July 12, 2017
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The first job for many members this morning would have been removing ice from the windscreen before heading off to the day job. That’s winter in southern Australia. But TWU members who work in refrigeration rug up 365 days a year and work in -18 degree temperatures to ensure your...

UNION MOVEMENT PROTESTS COALITION’S ANTI-WORKER THUGGERY

June 21, 2017
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TWU members proudly marched with over 20,000 of our union comrades through Melbourne yesterday to protest against the Coalition’s war on workers. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Secretary John Berger said the huge attendance reflected growing concerns not only within the union movement, but the entire Australian working classes, regarding the direction...

TWU SURVEY: WHAT GATE WORKERS WANT

June 13, 2017
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Negotiations have begun for a new EBA that will set rates of pay, standards and conditions for the next few years at Gate Aviation and Gate Gourmet sites across the country. View the TWU Gate Member Bargaining Survey  It’s time Gate workers received a fair, decent national Agreement – because...