TWU LEADS AIRPORT PROTEST

May 23, 2018
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Airport workers have protested at Adelaide airport, calling on airports, airlines and Governments to address poor working conditions that are forcing staff to sleep at the airports. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger said protesters were calling for an end to low pay, forced part time...

BRANCH SECRETARY VOTED TWU NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

May 21, 2018
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Congratulations go to TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger who was elected to the prestigous position of TWU National Vice-President at today’s TWU National Conference. John has been fighting to protect and enhance the lives of tranport workers since joining the TWU three decades ago. WA Branch Secretary Tim Dawson...

TWU Helps Protect Airbnb Delivery Workers

May 21, 2018
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A groundbreaking agreement between the TWU and Airbnb will see the home sharing platform actively promote package and food delivery companies that adhere to safe rates of pay and union conditions. In return the TWU will endorse Airbnb for promoting humane labour standards. “Airbnb’s decision to sign this agreement is...

TWU-BUS EA WIN

May 16, 2018
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The Transdev Melbourne Pty Ltd Workshop Enterprise Agreement 2018 has been voted up unanimously by members.   These negotiations were not easy and Transdev only tabled an offer acceptable to members after they had voted to take Protected Action. We would like to thank the Union Bargaining Committee of Ged, Joe...

TWU-BUS PROTECTING YOUR RIGHTS

May 11, 2018
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It has been an extremely active start to 2018 for TWU-BUS, fighting for your rights and organising for secure jobs and pay rises during ongoing EA negotiations. TWU-BUS Organisers joined hundreds of TWU members and more than 100,000 vocal unionists on Wednesday in protesting the Coalition Government’s broken industrial rules. The...

CHANGE THE RULES RALLY SHUTS DOWN CBD

May 9, 2018
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The TWU flag flew high and mighty as up to 100,000 fired-up unionists shut down Melbourne’s CBD today to protest Australia’s fundamentally broken industrial system. The three-hour rally was the first of the ACTU’s recently-launched “Change the Rules” campaign. The TWU stands with all unions in pushing for a complete...

JETSTAR CABIN CREW EA UPDATE

May 7, 2018
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After a hard fight, Jetstar Cabin Crew have WON a great agreement that includes: • Retention of existing protections from previous agreements, • 3% pay rises each year, backdated to May 1, 2017, and • Fairer calculations of payments for working on days off. Goes to show what a strong...