TWU

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    Bus drivers to rally against Translink

    July 26

    Queensland's bus drivers' union is calling on commuters to join a rally against Translink.

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    Qld bus drivers forced to speed: union

    July 20

    Bus drivers in Queensland's southeast are speeding and working 60-hour weeks to deal with tight timetables and low pay, their union says.

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    In the long haul, Truckies will have to pay more

    July 11

    The heavy transport industry has been given a two-year grace before it has to pay the $23 per tonne carbon tax - but from 2014 families will come face to face with the true reality of how the industry affects their lives and cost of living.

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    Truckloads of dissent has Gillard going for brakes

    July 07

    The Gillard government is trying to quell internal dissent over the impact of the carbon price on the heavy transport industry, hinting there may be exemptions for some truckies and urging outspoken MPs and union officials to reserve judgment until Sunday’s policy announcement.

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    TWU threatens strike over Qantas contracts

    July 07

    Qantas faces fresh disruption after the union representing baggage handlers and ground and catering staff warned strike action was likely within weeks unless the airline agreed to its job security demands.

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    No more costs for Truckies

    July 06

    A Party revolt is brewing on carbon tax at this weekend’s ALP conference, with warnings it will cost lives on the road and leave truck drivers $5000 a year out of pocket.