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    Workers Present Us With A Relaxed Christmas

    December 23

    WORKING LIFE, 23 December 2015
     
    As most of us get ready to relax and enjoy the holiday season, there’s a silent army of workers gearing up to make our holiday happy and run smoothly.

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    Business Alarmed at New Pay Rates for Truckies

    December 20

    AFR, by Ewin Hannan, 20 December 2015
     
    Business has criticised an "anti-competitive" decision to introduce mandatory minimum payments for many truck drivers, saying the move will increase costs and jeopardise the viability of road transport companies.

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    Bluescope Contracted Trucking Company Lets Go Of A Dozen Drivers In Lead-up To Xmas

    December 18

    ABC News, by Emily Laurence, 18 December 2015
     
    A heavy industry services company subcontracting to the Wollongong steelworks has laid off a dozen truck drivers just days out from Christmas.

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    Dealing With The Dark Side Of Digital Disruption

    December 11

    Computer World, by Rohan Pearce, 11 December 2015
     
    There is a dark side to digital disruption and the growth of ‘sharing economy’ business models such as Uber, according to Transport Workers Union (TWU) national secretary Tony Sheldon.

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    SuperStream: Making Super Simple For The Road Freight Industry

    December 02

    Are your employees all with the same superannuation fund? If not, you know all about paying contributions to multiple accounts. The ATO’s new SuperStream standard will save you hours of paperwork.

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    Truckie Pays Ultimate Price To Save Two Lives

    November 18

    THE WEST AUSTRALIAN, by Elle Farcic, 18 November 2015
     
    Alan Simpson was faced with two choices when the driver of a small sedan pulled out in front of his prime mover at a Wattleup intersection.