DEMANDING CHANGE FOR GIG WORKERS

March 25, 2019
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Gig economy workers – have a say about the future of your industry by filling out this UTS survey. The survey aims to help create a substantial map of the gig economy and its effect on workers and communities.VISIT: https://www.gigwatch.com.au/get-involved?fbclid=IwAR0VL94Y7qZaSitib-T7Kw7LNyypZttTzDGvW-EkFsMHS0nTJLIe1vnqXcgSpread the word with other riders or anyone else working in...

SHAME – A MILLION WORKERS FORCED TO GET A SECOND JOB

March 22, 2019
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It’s official – there are now a record number of over a million Australians working two jobs. This is the cost of the Federal Coalition’s agenda of casualisation, insecure work, full-time job cuts, the axing of penalty rates and stagnant wage growth. READ MORE: https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/a-record-number-of-australians-are-working-second-job-actu-says/10926818 We must #ChangeTheRules to buck...

STRONGER-TOGETHER FIGHTING FOR MEMBERS

March 21, 2019
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Women’s Committee has held its first meeting for 2019. Members from general transport, waste, buses and aviation set out a clear agenda to tackle issues impacting women in transport from workplace safety to job insecurity. They’re gearing up to fight for a safer and fairer transport...

SAFE RATES – ACTION NEEDED NOW

March 20, 2019
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The TWU has slammed the Federal Government for refusing to address the problems in trucking, which has seen 12 people killed in just 11 days in truck crashes. The latest death occurred today when a cyclist was killed after being hit by a truck in Newcastle. Five people have been...

TWU WOMEN – POWERFUL TOGETHER

March 18, 2019
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TWU women members are out there every day fighting for a fairer and safer transport industry for all workers. This month the world celebrated International Women’s Day 201 under the theme ‘Powerful Together’. The TWU has an ever-growing female membership and we are particularly proud to be training an increasing number...

TWU BUS DYSONS MEMBERS CLAIM 4+1

March 16, 2019
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Another great result for our Branch Bus Section with Dysons members unanimously voting to accept the 2018-2021 EA. Thank you to all our TWU members, Delegates and Officials and the Dysons EA Committee for all of the hard work, support and determination needed to achieve this successful outcome. A TWU...

SAFE RATES CONVOY – GET ON BOARD TODAY

March 14, 2019
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Transport operators and owner-drivers are no better off since the Federal Coalition tore down the road safety tribunal. Most are far worse off and over 500 people have been killed in heavy vehicle accidents since April 2016.That’s why TWU members, owner-drivers, drivers and their families and friends are holding Convoys...

THE FIGHT FOR GENDER RIGHTS

March 12, 2019
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The TWU (Vic/Tas) Branch secured a big win for gender equality recently after recovering back pay for a casual short-haul Qantas flight attendant.  The member won two months in lost wages after being grounded without pay due to a documented pregnancy-related medical condition.  The TWU stepped in to assist the member as she had...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 – POWERFUL TOGETHER

March 8, 2019
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We’re proud of all our members, but today the TWU celebrates the women that make us #MorePowerfulTogether, the theme of #IWD2019⁠. Together TWU women are fighting for a fairer and safer transport industry for all workers. The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is proud that our female membership is growing at a record rate...