TWU

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    Convenient Facade

    November 29

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine, November 2018
     
    Industry groups avoid tackling the fact that wealthy clients are squeezing the life out of road transport.

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    Josh wins landmark case against Foodora

    November 20

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    Bank profits and super savings are hopelessly conflicted

    November 15

    AFR, by Michael Kaine and Michael O'Connor, 13 November 2018
     
    The big banks have to be turfed out of superannuation altogether, and it's the duty of industry funds to make the case. We are used to singing the praises of Australia's superannuation system. This has blinded us from squaring up to the fact that the modern system has become a game of roulette.

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    Celebrations in Foodora case may be short-lived

    November 12

    SMH, By Michael Kaine, 12 November 2018
     
    Australia has always been a trailblazer on workers’ rights and last week another significant leap forward was achieved. Food delivery platform Foodora admitted through its administrators that its delivery riders are employees not contractors and accepted the claims against it, amounting to more than $8 million in unpaid wages, superannuation and taxes.

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    National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers

    November 05

    Australians are being asked to mark today’s National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers (Monday 5 November 2018) by making sure they say ‘thank you’ as they go about their daily commute. The National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers is being supported by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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    Berrima Truck Crash

    November 02