TWU

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    Australia Pension Industry Targets Private Equity Over Labour Practices

    April 13

    Financial Times, by Jamie Smyth, 12 April 2017
     
    First Super, which manages A$2bn ($1.5bn) in funds, is targeting private equity over labour standards at their client companies in the first big move by Australia’s powerful pensions industry in response to a string of scandals linked to poor working conditions.

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    Private Equity Put On Notice Over Wage Concerns

    April 10

    The Age, by Adele Ferguson, 8 April 2017
     
    Strap on your seatbelts, shareholder activism is about to ramp up.

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    Allegations Of Aerocare Cover Up Continue

    April 07

    Daily Examiner, Letters To The Editor, 7 April 2017
     
    Behind the shiny facade at our airports, there are employees struggling to make ends meet ('Airport 'sleeps' put to rest', 6/4).

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    Calls For Adelaide Bus Security Beef Up After Driver Assaulted

    April 06

    7 News Adelaide, 5 April 2017
     
    Seven News has obtained a bus driver's distress calls during a vicious attack in the city.

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    An Important Message From TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger

    April 05

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 3 April 2017
     
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has demanded a full explanation from the Victorian Government after it released plans for a 24/7 ban on trucks using suburban streets in Yarraville and Footscray to begin when the Western Distributor road project opens.

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    TWU Claims Emirates Subsidiary Agreement Fails The BOOT

    April 05

    Thomson Reuters Workforce, 4 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers' Union (TWU) has claimed a draft enterprise agreement (EA) voted up by two employees at an Emirates baggage handling subsidiary in Australia fails the better off overall test (BOOT) for stripping conditions and allowances from workers.