STOP CEVA’S CASH GRAB

September 4, 2017
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CEVA, the logistics and chain management multinational that posted $6.6 billion in revenue for 2016, is crying poor at the bargaining table and attempting to short-change hardworking TWU members. In fact, its substandard offer to workers is nothing but a blatant cash grab. CEVA have even told TWU bargaining representatives...

DODGY, BELOW AWARD AEROCARE AGREEMENT REJECTED BY FAIR WORK COMMISSION

August 31, 2017
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  The TWU has called on the Federal Government to hold the aviation industry to account over low paid, part-time work, after the Fair Work Commission threw out an enterprise agreement by Aerocare, the company at the centre of a scandal over staff forced to sleep at airports. TWU (VIC/TAS...

TIPPER OWNER DRIVERS UPDATE….HELP PLAN THE FUTURE OF YOUR INDUSTRY

August 30, 2017
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) held a meeting this week with tipper owner driver members to discuss the recent hourly rate announcement by the Victorian State Government – a big win for the TWU that followed a long and sustained campaign. Branch Secretary John Berger told the meeting that replacing the current load...

ATT: JETSTAR CABIN CREW MEMBERS – IT’S TIME TO VOTE NO.

August 19, 2017
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Read the JETSTAR CABIN CREW 18 August 2017 member newsletter for a full EBA briefing Jetstar cabin crews deserve more than a rushed, substandard deal made behind closed doors between the FAAA and Jetstar management. The TWU has been working towards a fair and equitable deal for its Jetstar flight attendant...

VIRGIN’S EBA OFFER FALLS WELL SHORT OF WHAT WORKERS WANT

August 18, 2017
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Your TWU negotiating team met with Virgin management in Melbourne on Tuesday 15 August and Virgin tabled an initial EBA offer that falls well short of what Virgin workers want. Your TWU team has rejected the items that would leave you worse off and told management Virgin ground crew will not settle for a substandard EBA and attacks on take-home...

BRANCH DELEGATES CONFERENCE 2017 – THANK YOU ALL

August 17, 2017
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                       Watch Branch Secretary John Berger’s special video message to all delegates, occupational health and safety representatives and grassroots members: play now   Over 300 TWU Delegates & Occupational Health and Safety Representatives from Victoria and Tasmania attended the 2017...

READ ALL ABOUT TIP TRUCKERS PROMISED MINIMUM HOURLY RATES IN TODAY’S THE HERALD SUN

August 14, 2017
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The State Government pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects at last week’s Branch Delegates Conference. The move promises to put an end to dodgy plant hirers exploiting vulnerable owner drivers on the pay-by-the-load system. MAKE NO MISTAKE – THIS IS A BIG...

BIG TWU WIN!!

August 13, 2017
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The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects. The move – announced by Premier Daniel Andrews at the 2017 TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Delegates Conference – shoud put an end to dodgy plant hirers operating on the often below parity...

GIVE US A BREAK! Join protest over ATO cuts to truckies’ meal allowance

August 8, 2017
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Angry about the ATO’s changes to the truckies’ meal allowance? Sign this letter to your local Federal member. Nearly 1,000 emails have been sent already!   The truck driver’s meal allowance was one of the few breaks left for the transport industry. With a recent determination by the ATO the...