TWU

  • Video

    Ed's Story: What Happened When One Driver Raised Safety Concerns

    October 15

    (NBN 9, 15 Oct 2015) Truck driver Eduard has spoken out, claiming his former employer, Fulton Hogan was putting lives at risk by overloading vehicles on the M-1. He says his truck was so heavy, it would not have been able to stop or turn safely in an emergency. http://saferates.org.au

  • Media Release

    Qantas Must Guarantee Safety Of Passengers And Avoid Middle East Airspace, TWU Warns

    October 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 October 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging Qantas to stop flying over the Middle East after the European Aviation Safety Agency issued a safety information bulletin about missiles entering airspace in the region.

  • Media Release

    TWU To Highlight Pressures In Trucking During Road Safety Watchdog Hearings

    October 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will highlight the deadly effects of pressure in transport at hearings next week on safe minimum rates for owner drivers and demonstrate how vital it is that drivers are paid for the full costs of their work.

  • Media Release

    TWU To Push For End To Trucking Carnage At United Nations Body

    October 12

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will address the United Nations labour body in Geneva today to highlight the crisis in trucking and urge a global response.

  • Media Release

    Aviation Workers Angered By CAPA Award To Qantas CEO

    October 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 October 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned the decision by aviation consultants CAPA Centre for Aviation to award Alan Joyce airline chief executive of the year.

  • News

    LACK OF WRITTEN RECORDS HOBBLED INVESTIGATION INTO FATAL TRUCK CRASH

    October 09

    Chain of responsibility investigation identified potential offenders, but the RMS could not prosecute them.

    Brad Gardner, Owner Driver Magazine