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...

THE RESULTS ARE IN – ALPHA MEMBERS SAY ‘YES’ TO A BETTER FUTURE

August 2, 2017
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Voting has closed and over 87% of Alpha workers around Australia have voted YES to the new Alpha Flight Agreement 2017. Solidarity, strength, TWU POWER! Thank you everyone, great result. Alpha Workers Say Yes to a Better Future 

BIG WIN !!! Eastern Australia Airlines EBA

July 31, 2017
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When voting closed for the proposed Eastern Australia Flight Attendants’ Enterprise Agreement 2016 last week, of the 186 valid votes received, 89.25% per cent voted to accept it. This is an overwhelming endorsement in anyone’s language, thank you all. Negotiations were protracted but we got there in the end. Click here...

TOLL MEMBER ALERT: MEMBERS VOTING FOR PROTECTED ACTION

July 27, 2017
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The TWU has been holding important report back meetings in various Toll sites across Australia this week. Last week, the union lodged a protected action ballot in the Fair Work Commission against Toll after EBA talks stalled on key issues. We can report that Toll members are voting unanimously for Protected...

VOTE YES TO THE NEW ALPHA FLIGHT EBA

July 27, 2017
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AB&N Alpha – Vote Yes EBA – A3 – 20.07.17_VICTAS21 Finally. An EBA worth voting for. TWU members at Alpha have stuck together and maintained pressure on management for a fair deal that delivers on the key issues you said matter for the new Agreement. As a result your TWU...

TWU JETSTAR CABIN CREW EBA UPDATE

July 27, 2017
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  JETSTAR SERVICES MEMO 26 July 2017 THIS IS A DITCHING – FOLLOW THE TWU’s INSTRUCTIONS As promised an update at the completion of this week’s meeting.  Jetstar have denied our claims, and changed clauses in the agreement without the TWU negotiating team agreeing. These clauses CHANGE the intent and...

CEMENTING SAFE RATE PLANS

July 15, 2017
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Some of our Boral owner driver members recently met at TWU HQ to discuss a range of issues. These members work extremely hard on the road, and it is inspiring that they find the time and energy to apply that same work ethic after hours in fighting for better conditions...