TWU

  • News

    Business Owner Says Minimum Wage “Just Crazy” And Cops $228,000 Fine For Underpayment

    July 06

    SmartCompany, by Rebecca Colquhuon, 6 July 2015

    A Melbourne small business owner will be forced to pay a $228,000 penalty after admitting she underpaid a migrant employee because she thinks Australia’s minimum pay rates are “just crazy”.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Bonus No Prize For Part-time Workers

    July 03

    MEDIA RELEASE, 3 July 2013

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the Government to require Australian companies to provide fulltime meaningful jobs within sustainable long-term business models.

  • News

    TWU tells senate inquiry business should be held accountable

    July 03

    THE Transport Workers' Union yesterday at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

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  • News

    'Deadliest' Industry In Need Of Reform: TWU

    July 03

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Anna Patty, 3 July 2015

    Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been forced routinely to take his life - and those of other motorists - into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured.

  • Media Release

    Calls At Senate Inquiry For Retailers To Be Held To Account Over Road Deaths

    July 02

    MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

  • News

    RACQ Sacks Hero Tow Truck Driver Who Saves Life

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2015

    The Transport Workers Union of QLD commended a tow truck driver for his heroic actions and initiative saving a wheelchair bound driver from a life threatening breakdown on the M1. The RACQ disagrees: they have sacked him.