AUSTRALIA NEEDS A PAY RISE

March 13, 2019
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No person should live in poverty but that is exactly what the current minimum wage guarantees. The TWU supports an ACTU submission to be made to Fair Work’s Annual Wage Review to introduce a living wage for low-paid workers over two years, starting with a $43 per week raise this...

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...