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...

INEQUALITY IN AUSTRALIA WORSENS

March 5, 2019
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Living standards for Australian working families are in decline for the first time since the 1991-92 recession despite strong corporate profits, obscene CEO salaries and an increase in the number of billionaires, according to a report released by the ACTU. The report, with work from the ANU and based on...