TWU

  • News

    Garbage Truck Operators Unable To Meet Mayor Despite Several Requests

    January 15

    Coast Community News, 14 January 2016
     
    Garbage truck operators servicing the Gosford Local Government Area have written to Gosford mayor, Cr Lawrie McKinna requesting a meeting to discuss wage rates, industrial conditions and waste tender renewals on Monday, January 18.

  • News

    Safety Drives Australia To End Pay-By-The-Mile

    January 15

    Fleet Owner, by Howard Abramson, 13 January 2016
     
    WASHINGTON. Australia is in the process of eliminating pay by the mile for many of its truck drivers, and replacing it with guaranteed minimum hourly wages, a program the government is calling “safe rates.”

  • Media Release

    We Fight Hard Despite Grim Outlook

    January 14

    TWU WA Branch News, 12 January 2016
     
    As the biggest mining boom in Australia’s history comes to a grinding halt the fallout is having a sever impact upon the lives of thousand of transport workers and their families.

  • Video

    Aussie Road Truckers

    January 06

    (Financial Times, 6 Jan 2016) Truck driving is Australia's most dangerous profession. http://saferates.org.au/

  • News

    Australia Yanks The Supply Chain To Tackle Road Deaths

    January 06

    Financial Times, by Jamie Smyth, 6 January 2016
     
    Controversial new rules aimed at making trucking safer are attracting international interest.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Apology From Royal Commission After Report Reveals No New Information

    December 30

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 December 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Royal Commission formally apologise to the union’s 90,000 members after a final report found no new information during its two-year investigation into the trade union. The TWU has called for the $1 million of members’ money it was forced to spend in answering questions from the Commission to be returned.