UNITED FRONT AT TULLAMARINE

June 11, 2017
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TWU Work Safety Officers from Melbourne Airport have met with Aviation Organiser Dissio Markos and Delegate Trevor Still to discuss the big issues with employer ISS Facility Services. Membership is growing as TWU members are united to fight for their rights at ISS. Join the fight today – https://twu.asn.au/join-today/

QUBE EBA UPDATE

June 8, 2017
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Your negotiating team have been busy fighting for fair and secure jobs at Qube. The negotiations are in full swing. The EBA Committee are pushing management for an agreement with improved scope and quality, that will strengthen job security and ensure a skilled and stable workforce. Full updates next week...

Member Reminder – Payment for Training

June 8, 2017
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  If you are an existing employee and your employer requires you to attend training – you should be paid. This applies to update training, training in new methods, technologies or work. In Australia we don’t work for free and, in Victoria, transport workers have the TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) to...

CONGRATULATIONS PETER – A STAUNCH HONORARY TWU MEMBER

June 7, 2017
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  TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger has attended the Geelong depot of bus company CDC to present recently retired 40-year TWU member Peter J. Mills his honorary membership. John said the union would not be in the position it is today without the selflessness of those members who stand side-by-side,...

TWU MEMBERS SECURE ALPHA IN-PRINCIPLE AGREEMENT

June 5, 2017
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We only achieve wins together. The power we hold is only achieved through sticking together. Following protracted negotiations, TWU Alpha members have secured themselves a better future after reaching an in-principle agreement with their employer. Further information to follow shortly, a vote will be held in coming weeks to approve...

You’re invited! 2017 Member Dinners

May 27, 2017
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Big couple nights recently at the Bendigo and Shepparton member dinners. Congratulations to the members rewarded for their long term contributions to the movement. The Branch regularly hold events and training days to educate members and bring awareness to union activities. But, knowing that most of you enjoy nothing more...

CC WORKERS UNIONISE

May 20, 2017
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Many new recruits into the logistics sector are unsure of the complex pay and grading systems used by their employer or even if they are getting a fair deal. So it was for the workers at CC Containers who recently contacted the TWU for assistance. Following meetings at the company’s...

UNITED & STRONG IN 2017

May 11, 2017
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The Union’s Port Melbourne offices have been bustling with activity this year as delegates from all transport industries have been in to prepare members’ claims or assist in negotiating one of the 50-odd EBAs the Branch will work on this year. It is just another example of the long hours...

THANK YOU VIO – Long-standing Ventura delegate

May 9, 2017
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) would like to thank Ventura delegate Vio Simian for all of his invaluable assistance and support over many years. Like all TWU delegates, Vio spent much of his spare time working tirelessly to ensure his fellow members were treated fairly and with respect. Vio, based at...