fbpx

TWU TAKES QANTAS TO COURT FOR ABUSING JOBKEEPER

August 26, 2020
0
The Transport Workers’ Union is fighting Qantas in court today over its abuse of the Jobkeeper Payment scheme, arguing the airline is ripping its workers off by thousands of dollars by refusing to pay them what they have earned. The case comes a day after Qantas announced it was axing a...

URGENT NEED TO EXTEND JOBKEEPER TO DNATA

August 7, 2020
0
JOHN BERGER TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH SECRETARY URGENT NEED TO EXTEND JOBKEEPER TO DNATA Workers are available to speak about their experience The Transport Workers Union Victoria and Tasmania are urgently calling on the Federal Government to extend the JobKeeper scheme to Dnata workers. This comes after an announcement from the...

TWU CONCERNED OVER SHOCKING CONDITIONS FACED BY CHARTER BUS DRIVERS

July 31, 2020
0
JOHN BERGER TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH SECRETARY TWU CONCERNED OVER SHOCKING CONDITIONS FACED BY CHARTER BUS DRIVERS  All attributed to JOHN BERGER The TWU plead for the Tasmanian Government to ensure bus driver and community safety after reports of mass crowdings of buses filled with those recently arrived from Melbourne on...

VICTORIA TRANSPORT WORKER ONCE AGAIN LEFT IN LIMBO AT THE BORDERS

July 30, 2020
0
Attributed to JOHN BERGER TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH SECRETARY From 11:59 pm last night all drivers will need to demonstrate having had a COVID-19 test within the past 7 days in order to obtain a border crossing permit for New South Wales.  Once again, and without consultation, the New South Wales...

TRUCKIES HOPEFUL FOR CHANGES TO NSW BORDER PERMITS, TWU WAITS FOR CLARITY

July 29, 2020
0
JOHN BERGER TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH SECRETARY TRUCKIES HOPEFUL FOR CHANGES TO NSW BORDER PERMITS, TWU WAITS FOR CLARITY Yesterday the Transport Workers’ Union Victoria & Tasmania Branch demanded answers from the NSW Government as truck drivers who were crossing the New South Wales and Victoria border were issued with 14-day...

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) WORKERS SUPPORT PAYMENT

July 23, 2020
0
UPDATE (22/07/2020): If you wish to apply for this payment, the State Government has advised for workers to call directly to 1800 675 398. Stay home if you are tested, until you have your result and if you’re not eligible for paid leave, apply to access this payment. The Government’s...

UPDATED STATEMENT REGARDING AVIATION WORKERS AS RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT OFFICERS IN COVID QUANTAINE HOTELS

July 4, 2020
0
JOHN BERGER TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH SECRETARY UPDATED STATEMENT REGARDING AVIATION WORKERS AS RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT OFFICERS IN COVID QUANTAINE HOTELS Officials from the Transport Workers Union Victoria and Tasmanian Branch and aviation delegates have today met with the Corrections Commissioner Emma Cassar and the Department of Corrections and Justice. Through these...

TWU TO APPEAL ALDI COSTS JUDGMENT

June 3, 2020
0
The TWU will appeal a Federal Court decision ordering wealthy retailer Aldi to pay just half the union’s costs after a losing a case that sought to silence truck drivers on safety issues. TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine said the union will push for full costs. “Aldi tried to shut...