Some Exciting Changes at the TWU

December 21, 2021

Dear members,  We’re pleased to announce some exciting changes at the TWU. John Berger and Chris Fennell, two stalwarts of the union, are moving on and the Branch Committee of Management have unanimously endorsed Mike McNess as the new Branch Secretary and Mem Suleyman into the Assistant Secretary role.  Thank you,…

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FEDERAL COURT TO ORDER QANTAS TO PAY COMPENSATION TO ILLEGALLY OUTSOURCED WORKERS; TWU TO SEEK PENALTIES AND CONTINUE FIGHT FOR REINSTATEMENT

December 17, 2021

Following July’s Federal Court finding that Qantas illegally outsourced workers, the court will move on to compensation for workers as the primary remedy, with Qantas also set to face penalty hearings for its illegal conduct. The court did not order Qantas to reinstate the jobs of the workers. The TWU will appeal that…

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EUROPE CRACKS DOWN ON GIG EXPLOITATION AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LETS DEADLY INDUSTRY RIP: TWU

December 10, 2021

The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded the Federal Government urgently regulate the gig economy to end the deadly exploitation of workers, as the European Union proposes laws to give workers minimum rights and protections. The proposals would end the deliberate misclassification of gig workers, setting out minimum wages, entitlements and unfair…

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