Federal Court favours Transport Workers’ Union ground crew against Qantas
Last year, the Transport Workers’ Union instigated legal actions against Qantas over the airline’s attempts to outsource 2000 jobs and the treatment of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
TWU wins enforceable rates for couriers & Amazon flex drivers in landmark decision
The Transport Workers’ Union has won a landmark determination that means couriers will receive significant improvements to their enforceable rates of pay – including world-first...
200 Truck drivers killed since Road Safety Tribunal abolished
The Transport Workers’ Union has blamed federal government inaction for the deaths of 200 truck drivers
Australia reaches 1,000 truck crash deaths since LNP abolished Road Safety Tribunal
The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded urgent Federal action to end dangerous work conditions in road transport, as the truck crash death toll since the...
Truckies pushed to the curb: no respect for our essential workers
At 2 am on Thursday the 11th of February there was a crash between three trucks at the SA-Victorian border two hours after the SA government shut its border to Victoria. One of the trucks was carrying chemicals that caused the crash to be fiery.
TWU to Amazon, Aldi, Bunnings: Make trucking safer or face action
The Transport Workers’ Union will today announce action in the coming months against some of the biggest global retailers Amazon, Apple and Aldi, as well as domestic brands IGA, Kmart and Bunnings in a bid to make trucking safer and fairer.
In July, the second asylum boat turn-back to Sri Lanka under the Albanese Labor government highlighted the fundamental breach of human rights involved in such...
Truckies in fight of their lives
Seven thousand Toll drivers are in a battle to save their jobs and working conditions.
United action to defend conditions
Workers in the maritime and trucking industries are taking industrial action defending their jobs, safe working conditions, and wages.
A major survey conducted by McKell, the Transport Workers Union and TEACHO sheds light on the harsh reality faced by food delivery, rideshare, and AmazonFlex...
Rules for exploitation
Labor’s second tranche of the Closing Loopholes Bill laying down the rules for exploitation, was finally passed on 12 February following Labor’s acceptance of the...