PRESS RELEASES

Qantas Silencing Workers with Kangaroo Court

The Flying Kangaroo is acting more like a kangaroo court, using false accusations to sack a TWU delegate and shut down serious concerns from employees who have shown decades of loyalty. Qantas’ catering section Q Catering is being sold to global airline services...

TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION & ALDI AGREE TO TALKS

The Transport Workers’ Union and Aldi have agreed to hold talks on safety and standards following mediation in a Federal Court case taken by the retailer. The case has been deferred for three months pending the talks, which will begin next week. TWU National Secretary...

Car Carriers take action

On Tuesday 22 May, truck drivers who sub-contract to the bulk car carrying industry protested outside the premises of CEVA car carriers at the corner of Culverston and Airds Road at Minto. 100 drivers have voted to commit to industrial action stopping the transport of...

Cash in Transit Road Crew Seeking answers on safety

Last Thursday morning in Clemton Park, Sydney, Armaguard Cash in Transit workers, members of the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW, were subjected to an armed robbery. Police are still investigating. The Road Crew members were not injured but are recovering from the...

Iron Mountain putting jobs and data in danger

US company Iron Mountain has proposed a change to its Australian transport model that is not just unethical and unfair to its workers – it has the potential to put the private data of every Australian at risk. Drivers at Iron Mountain are responsible for the safe and...

Operation Rolling Thunder is not enough to end road deaths

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW commend this operation, led by NSW Police and announced this morning by Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy. We, like everyone else in our industry, support any initiative that keeps drivers and road users safe. However, in the...

Statement on the passing of Steve Hutchins

Today the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW has learned of the death of the former TWU NSW State Secretary, Steve Hutchins. Steve had a full understanding of the life of a transport worker, starting out as a forklift driver before becoming a garbo through the 1970s. He...

TWU CRITICISES AEROCARE VOTE

The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the rushed vote on a new enterprise agreement at Aerocare saying it lacked transparency and was held in a climate of intimidation and fear.

Central Coast Garbos Stoppage

This Wednesday 8 March 2017 Central Coast Garbos employed by Remondis are again running stop work action which will run for a 24 hour period. This means that no kerbside bins or booked bulk waste piles will be collected. Garbos working for Remondis are vulnerable...

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