Latest Transport Workers’ Union News

Uber and TWU strike deal that lays foundation for future of gig workers
Qantas payment only ‘thank you’ if unconditional and paid to all workers including illegally sacked: unions
Queensland government announces standard-setting body to tackle deadly pressures in transport
Food delivery rider who died at work two years ago acknowledged as employee under nsw workers’ compensation scheme
Survey: 47% of illegally axed Qantas workers are still without permanent job
Aviation turbulence will continue until Commission takes off
Fix insecure work to end airport chaos: TWU
Transport coalition demands rapid action from Labor on trucking commitments to address fuel cost burden
TWU slams Qantas cash splash on costly High Court appeal attempt over 2000 illegal sackings, dragging out workers’ suffering
TWU welcomes Virgin steps to ease cost of living pressures
TWU SA slams Cleanaway for attacks to safety as Supreme court slashes fine over two killed
Calls for industry participation in life-saving truck reform under new Labor government
Doordash, TWU ink new charter on how to deliver rights, safety to all transport workers
Twu: Qantas cash splash announcements ‘tone-deaf’ after illegal sackings verdict
“heads must roll” says TWU as federal court upholds illegal outsourcing ruling, Qantas to pay compensation & penalties
Morrison’s fuel relief failure saves truckies less than $20 on $1000: TWU
“time to end carnage”: NSW Government must adopt landmark roadmap to end gig exploitation
Budget ignores workers’ need for national plan for aviation: TWU
Budget fails transport workers on fuel & supply chain pressure: TWU
TWU slams ATA proposal to give employers more control over fatigue monitoring in Australia’s deadliest industry
Fuel support must go directly into truckies’ pockets: TWU
Morrison must provide targeted fuel cost assistance to save lives & businesses in trucking
Unions call on Joyce to prioritise supply chain safety amid floods & war
TWU calls for inquests as NSW Coroner launches review of horrific delivery rider deaths
Morrison’s reform go-slow leaves truckies to die and operators to fail: TWU
‘call off dogs’: Qantas forecasting shows attacks on jobs & pay unwarranted
TWU wins enforceable rates for couriers & Amazon Flex drivers in landmark decision
Supply chain bedlam: twu, SDA & AWU bring solutions to parliament
Union calls for national wage subsidy for truck drivers out of work due to rail-line crisis
74% of Qantas cabin crew would have to find new job if agreement terminated, survey reveals
Menulog riders win minimum rights and protections for first time
Rushed truck licencing rule changes risk industry safety: TWU
“rivers of blood”: Australia reaches 1,000 truck crash deaths since LNP abolished road safety tribunal
TWU vigorously opposes any watering down of truck licensing in Australia’s deadliest industry
Unions slam dictator Qantas’ attempt to dissolve agreement with cabin crew ‘heroes’
Survey reveals positive transport workers asked to return
Transport supply chains can’t survive sick workforce: TWU
Transport workers thrown to wolves by reckless decisions to end isolation requirements
Morrison’s apprenticeship scheme will send young truckies to their graves if pressures not fixed: TWU
Federal court to order Qantas to pay compensation to illegally outsourced workers
Federal Government mia as truckie deaths double in horror year
Europe cracks down on gig exploitation as Federal Government lets deadly industry rip: TWU
Fedex sparks christmas delivery chaos by locking out Transport workers
Rolling stoppages next week as fedex persists with ideological battle inflamed by ‘amazon Effect’
Thousands call on Qantas board to reinstate workers following damning investigation & survey revealing 78% want their jobs back
Startrack workers lock in job security deal as fedex remains industry outlier
Fedex workers commit to rolling stoppages if agreement not reached
Road transport needs priority access & Government funding for self-administered rapid tests: TWU and ARTIO