TWU

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    Australian union demands level playing field for all workers in face of TNT dispute

    March 11

    An Australian union has called for legislation to be changed so that casual workers receive better protection. The call comes in the midst of the union’s dispute with TNT, which puts the spotlight on contractor employees and hired labour.

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    Bus drivers to avoid danger zones after attacks

    March 10

    Bus drivers are threatening to ban travel on certain western Sydney routes following another spate of attacks against drivers this week.

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    Safe Rates needed to protect entitlements

    March 08

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) wants contractors, casual employees and labour hire employees to have increased protection through changes to legislation after WorkChoices stripped protections for transport workers in NSW and Queensland.

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    ITF protest to TNT Australia over attack against peaceful demonstration

    February 25

    The ITF has written to TNT management in Australia to express “grave concern” over an incident that occurred during protests last week.

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    Moving campaign for safety

    February 24

    The Transport Workers’ Union has launched a new campaign to raise the standards of training among removalists that help Defence Force families relocate between military bases.

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    TNT hit by national strikes

    February 21

    TNT Express will be hit by another 24-hour national strike tomorrow, as the Transport Workers Union attempts to increase pressure on the company into paying extra superannuation and higher wages for contractors.