PRESS RELEASES

STRIKE ACTION CANCELLED

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW advises that Thursday’s planned strike action at Busways has been called off.  Busways management has finally agreed to come to the table to negotiate a fair Enterprise Agreement with drivers. TWU members welcome this news, and are...

BUSWAYS STOP-WORK MEETINGS POSTPONED

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW advises that proposed stop-work meetings on Wednesday 26 September are now postponed. In an intense meeting held at the Fair Work Commission today, Busways has finally agreed that it should come to the table to properly negotiate an...

Busways Want to Hold Passengers Hostage

The TWU have met with Busways today at the Fair Work Commission. The TWU advises that a stop work meeting will be held this Friday, 21 September across five Busways Depots: Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor, Gosford and Wyong.  Bus drivers have sought to minimise impact on...

Further action at Busways

Since 2017, Busways drivers have attempted to negotiate with their managers for a new enterprise agreement. Busways in turn have obstinately refused to come to the table with a fair deal. The TWU advises that members are taking further stop work action across five...

Busways docks workers’ pay for protected action

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW has today commenced proceedings against Busways at the Fair Work Commission after TWU members who undertook legally protected industrial action were docked four hours’ pay. The Fair Work Act prohibits adverse action being taken...

Busways drivers to take further industrial action

TWU members at five Busways depots – Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor, Gosford and Wyong – will take further industrial action on Friday, 7 September. This industrial action will again include a ban on the use of Opal card readers, meaning commuters will again experience a...

Bus Drivers Industrial Action, Sydney and Central Coast

Members of the public will experience free travel on some Sydney and Central Coast bus journeys beginning Monday 3 September, when TWU NSW bus driver members at five Busways depots take protected industrial action. To bring attention to Busways’ refusal to negotiate a...

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...

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