• News

    Tow Truck Driver Held up in Roadside Horror

    February 03

    The Courier, by Olivia Shying, 2 February 2016
    A tow truck driver was allegedly confronted by an armed robber who threatened him and demanded cash on a major highway.

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    Media Campaign Pays Off For Garbage Truck Operators

    February 02

    Coast Community News, 1 February 2016
    Gosford’s garbage truck operators have said they are thankful that the city’s mayor, Cr Lawrie McKinna has agreed to meet their representatives to discuss employment conditions they want included in the council’s next waste services tender.

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    Cashless Bus Call

    February 01

    Adelaide Advertiser, 1 February 2016
    Assaults against two bus drivers and a ticket inspector last week have sparked union calls for Adelaide Metro buses to become cashless.

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    Moreton Bay Regional Council Steps in to Pay Subloos Workers at Redcliffe Transfer Station

    January 29

    Redcliffe & Bayside Herald, by Jorja Orreal, 28 January 2016

    Workers at the Redcliffe Transfer Station at Clontarf blocked entry to the tip this morning over pay and safety concerns.

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    Local Shoalhaven Waste Workers Will Be Left in the Dumps if Council Does Not Act

    January 29

    TWU NSW Branch News, 28 January 2016
    Transport Workers' Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has called on Shoalhaven City Council to step in to protect local waste workers who risk being left in the dumps without pay, superannuation and employment.

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    Tasmanian Truck Drivers' Memorial Wall Celebration

    January 28

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 27 January 2015

    Family, friends, workmates and colleagues stood side-by-side at the Tasmanian Truck Drivers Memorial last week to honour those who have lost their lives at work - on and off the road.