TWU

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    ACCC airline decision welcomed by Union

    September 23

    The Transport Workers Union is supporting a move that would see an alliance between Virgin Blue and Middle-East carrier Etihad, which would see Virgin airlines selling flights to Abu Dhabi from October 1.


     
     

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    BAGGAGE HANDLERS WANT A FULL REVIEW AFTER BOMB SCARE

    September 13

    After a bomb threat on an Air China flight at Sydney International airport, baggage handlers have said they are appalled after management told them to handle and screen a suspect bag. 

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    FLOODS COULD DISRUPT SUPPLY CHAIN

    September 08

    With road closures and major pressure on the national supply chain as a result of the Victorian floods, there are calls for delivery schedules to become more flexible to reduce pressure on drivers who may be delayed through road closures.

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    TWU welcomes Labor Government

    September 07

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the return of the Gillard Government, saying that a return to the coalition would have been a step back in access to workplace rights and safety.

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    Drivers urge police to investigate client delivery systems

    September 07

    Truck drivers are urging police to investigate client delivery systems in the wake of 14 drivers testing positive to amphetamines or cannabis or a combination at Marulan last week.

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    TWU Backs Whistleblower Protection laws

    September 03

    The Transport Workers Union has voiced its support of a proposal by newly elected Tasmanian MP, Andrew Wilkie and South Australian Senator Nick Xenaphon, for the introduction of whistleblower protection legislation to be introduced into national parliament.