OVERWHELMING SUPPORT TO CHANGE THE RULES

April 24, 2018
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Voters in 11 marginal seats strongly support changing broken workplace legislation to increase the minimum wage, restore penalty rates and increased measures to reduce insecure work. The ACTU polling also shows strong support for better bargaining laws that go beyond enterprise-only bargaining, equal pay laws, flexible working arrangements for carers...

LABOR PROMISES TO RETURN ROAD SAFETY WATCHDOG

April 23, 2018
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The line in the political sand has gotten a lot wider after Federal Labor promised to restore the powers of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) in some form if elected. The TWU has protested loud and long since the Coalition turned its back on road safety in scrapping the...

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FIGHTS ALDI INACTION

April 18, 2018
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    Truck drivers and TWU members and officials have held a National Day of Action in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. The survey also shows almost 93% of drivers believe pressure...

Union Delegates Rally For Change

April 18, 2018
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All Unions were involved in a mass Unions Delegates Meeting earlier this week at the Melbourne Town Hall. Wage theft is rampant, work is less secure than ever and they’re making it harder for us to keep each other safe at work. The Rules are broken. So let’s change the...

TRUCK DRIVERS TO PROTEST ON 2-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF RSRT SHUTDOWN

April 16, 2018
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Truck drivers and their supporters will protest in all major capitals this Wednesday – two years after the Federal Government disbanded the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).  All members are welcome to join the TWU National Day of Action to be held in Melbourne from 11am outside Aldi in Franklin...

ATT: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR Q-Catering & dnata TWU MEMBERS

April 13, 2018
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TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger today met with distressed Q-Catering members following Qantas Airways’ announcement that it intends to sell its catering division to dnata – part of the powerful, Dubai-headquartered, Emirates Group. John, along with Aviation Organiser Dissio Markos, addressed members at the company’s Melbourne Airport base who...

STOP SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF CABIN CREW

April 12, 2018
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The TWU is always concerned about how our members are treated at work – from good Agreements to protecting them from personal harm. This is why we are investigating how airline management handle sexual harassment of cabin crew – please complete this confidential survey: bit.ly/CabinCrewToo and share with your colleagues.  Our...