TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls For Inquiry Into Late Payments For Transport Operators; Slams Logistic Council's Opposition To Road Safety Watchdog

    November 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 November 2015
      
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the road safety watchdog to investigate late payments of up to 120 days by major retailers and manufacturers to transport operators, which is forcing some out of business.

  • Video

    CH7: Rowdy Protest at Coles

    November 12

    (7 News, 12 Nov 2015) A dozen truckies and union officials were arrested during a rowdy protest at a Coles supermarket in Parramatta. http://saferates.org.au/

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Arrested During Protest In Coles Store Ahead Of Wesfarmers AGM

    November 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 November 2015

    Police have arrested 10 truck drivers and TWU activists during a peaceful demonstration at a Coles store in Parramatta.

  • Media Release

    $7 Million Financial Link Between Wesfarmers And Liberal Party Revealed

    November 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 November 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding the Government drop its opposition to the road safety watchdog after a $7 million link between Wesfarmers and the Liberal Party has been revealed.

  • News

    TWU Safe Rates Rally

    November 09

    WHEN:
    November 12, 2015 at 11:45am - 12:45pm

    WHERE:
    Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
    21 Mounts Bay Rd
    Perth, WA 6000
    Australia

    CONTACT:
    TWU WA - (08) 93287477

  • Video

    Busting the Coles Safety Myth

    November 05

    Coles wants you to think they care about safety but in reality this is a company that only cares about money. Every year they reduce the cost of their transport contracts which forces transport operators to cut corners with truck maintenance and pressurise drivers into driving for longer, speeding and overloading vehicles.This ultimately affects us all by causing horrific deaths and injuries on our roads. Watch this video to see the myths about Coles safety claims.