TWU SUPPORTS LOCAL WORKERS IN YEAR-LONG PICKET – ONE DAY LONGER ONE DAY STRONGER

June 29, 2018
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TWU officials and members saluted the strength, courage and determination of 230 Longford gas maintenance workers and their families at a mass meeting held today to mark a year since they established a picket in their fight against Esso/Exxon and UGL. The workers had their contracts torn up and were...

JOIN THE FIGHT TO RESTORE PENALTY RATES

June 25, 2018
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This Sunday – July 1 – penalty rates for hundreds of thousands of hard-working hospitality, pharmacy, retail and fast food workers will be cut by another 15% – in total this will remove an estimated $1.3 billion from workers’ pay packets. These workers will then face reductions in their weekend...

ATTENTION ALL CDC TWU-BUS MEMBERS: IT’S TIME TO ACT

June 22, 2018
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CDC are attempting to trick employees by announcing insignificant pay increases. There is NO pay increase in July agreed by the TWU or your EA representatives. CDC are attempting to scam their own hard-working employees, they believe you might be foolish enough to think they are acting in good faith...

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...