TWU

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    Labor Ignores Trade Unions And Working Families At Its Peril

    April 08

    There is a danger in politics in being all things to all people and ending up representing nothing. The Labor Party results in NSW reflect a party that fought their opponents on their terms instead of reclaiming what matters to working families and small businesses.
     
    SMH, by Tony Sheldon, 2 April 2015

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    Obama Seeks Power To Mandate Paid Waiting Times

    April 08

    Proposal will allow the US Government to order trucking companies to pay drivers for waiting time.
     
    ATN, 7 April 2015

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    What Happens When There Is No Work For That Extra Truck?

    April 02

    Owner-drivers often call for advice about problems with a variation to an existing arrangement between them and a hirer.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

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    Truckies Death Renews Call....

    April 01

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for the mandatory provision, to all workers travelling to remote areas, of a satellite phone and emergency positioning beacon.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

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    Candidate Line Up To Sign TWU Pollie Pledge

    March 26

    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has welcomed the support of Labor, Independent and Greens electoral candidates across NSW who have committed to standing up for transport workers and transport families if elected on Saturday.
     
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2015

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    Candidate's Pledge For Safety First

    March 25

    Being the daughter of a truckie meant Labor candidate for the Blue Mountains, Trish Doyle, had no qualms in recently signing a pledge to support the Transport Workers Union's plea for better working conditions ahead of the state election.

    Blue Mountains Gazette, by B.C Lewis, 25 March 2015