BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS & GIG WORKERS

May 1, 2019
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The TWU welcomes proposed legislative changes that will make Victorian roads safer by ensuing thousands of owner drivers, forestry contractors and on-demand workers are paid a living wage. The Bill, introduced yesterday by Victorian Industrial Relations Minister Tim Pallas, will ensure these workers will no longer be vulnerable to exploitation...

Mourn the dead – fight like hell for the living

April 29, 2019
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On International Workers’ Memorial Day we remember all those who have died, made ill or were injured at work.It is the trade union movement which fought for our right to a safe workplace. We mourn for the dead and fight like hell for the living.The transport industry is one of...

PENALTY RATE CUT PAIN

April 17, 2019
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Over 500,000 Australians will miss out on $80 million in penalty rates this Easter and Anzac Day period as a consequence of the Federal Coalition’s cuts. According to a Centre for Future Work report released today this figure will rise to $107 million next year once other planned penalty rate cuts are...