TWU

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    Victorian government inquiry to look into on-demand workforce

    May 08


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    CLASS ACTION AGAINST UBER RAISES QUESTIONS OVER IPO

    May 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 May 2019
     
    A class action by taxi drivers against Uber is raising serious questions over the imminent public sale of the billion-dollar backed company as a risk factor for investors, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

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    BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS & GIG WORKERS

    May 02

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 1 May 2019
     
    The TWU welcomes proposed legislative changes that will make Victorian roads safer by ensuing thousands of owner drivers, forestry contractors and on-demand workers are paid a living wage.

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    Broken airport gate a security risk

    April 29


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    MEDIA ALERT: SUNDAY MARCH 31ST TRUCKING CONVOYS TO DEMAND SAFETY & FAIRNESS

    March 29

    March 28, 2019
     
    WHAT:

    Hundreds of drivers and their supporters will take part in trucking convoys in all major capitals on March 31st to highlight the need for changes to address the crisis in the industry. Since the Federal Government tore down a road safety watchdog 534 people have died in truck crashes, including 115 truck drivers. Since just the beginning of March, 26 people have died, including nine truck drivers.

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    TWU SLAMS UBER'S AMERICANISATION OF WORK

    February 28

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 28 February 2019
     
    Uber’s introduction of tipping on the Uber and UberEats platforms sets a dangerous precedent, says the Transport Workers’ Union.