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  • News

    RSRT Inquiry Faces Gap To Bridge

    August 06

    Australasian Transport News, 6 August 2015

    Model for minimum payments faces stiff opposition, but RSRT has time on its side. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) is continuing its inquiry into contract transport drivers, with the next formal hearing scheduled for tomorrow.

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    Driver Pay Rise Rewards Swift Transportation

    August 06

    Australasian Transport News, by Brad Gardner, 6 August 2015

    Premier US trucking firm Swift Transportation is continuing to generate positive feedback from its decision one year ago to begin paying its truck drivers more.

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    Chain Of Command

    August 01

    Australasian Transport News, by Brad Gardner, 1 August 2015

    One of Victoria's top cops concedes the state needs to do better on chain of responsibility prosecutions, so he's putting forward a plan to improve its success rate.

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    Trucking Bosses Admit To Breaking Their Safety Rules

    July 31

    The Age, by Adam Carey, 30 July 2015

    The trucking industry's reputation as one of the most dangerous in Australia has been reinforced by a survey in which hundreds of employers admit sometimes breaking safety rules to complete work on time, and say workplace injuries are an everyday risk of the job.

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    Tony Sheldon on Safe Work Australia Survey Showing Unsafe Trucking Industry Practices

    July 31

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    TWU QLD members elect new Assistant Secretary

    July 30

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 30 July 2015

    Transport Workers’ Union members have elected a new Assistant Secretary to represent the interests of working people in the Transport industry across the state, the TWU announced today.