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Transport Workers’ Union

Transport Workers' Union Archives

DoorDash, TWU sign industry-first agreement on gig economy principles

Major gig economy providers like DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Deliveroo operate under a independent contractor model, where ...

Transport Workers Union wins enforceable rates

Decision described as a ‘massive victory’ for the thousands of couriers who have been part of the TWU’s Fight for 40 cam...

Changes to isolation requirements for critical workers divide the industry

Essential workers that are deemed close contacts are now permitted to leave isolation if their employer deems it necessa...

Supply chain issues to worsen as virus impacts transport sector

Due to sickness or isolation, up to half of the country’s truck drivers are missing, according to TWU national secretary...

Transport workers to strike ahead of Christmas rush

TWU national secretary Michael Kaine said transport companies are “deliberately playing games with workers’ lives”.
Toll logistics trucks

Toll strike indicates further transport disruption ahead

It’s estimated that up to five major freight and logistics companies and around 15,000 drivers nationally could be impac...

Coles signs road safety charter with TWU

The charter covers truck drivers, logistics workers and gig workers.

Truckers’ union exposes ‘disregard for safety’ in Aldi supply chain

A union representing transport workers in Australia released images and videos of what it alleges are “major safety prob...

Aldi takes Union to court over misleading claims

German supermarket denies claims of worker harassment.

Coles rejects road crash claims

Supermarket hits back at claims it’s responsible for an increased risk of truck crashes.