TWU

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    TWU and Removals Industry calls on Defence Department Contracts

    November 24

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has today called on the Defence Department to withdraw the awarding of a half-billion dollar contract for relocation and removals services. 

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    Failure to screen bags on Qantas flights threatens safety

    November 11

    The International Transport Workers Federation’s Oceania conference in Sydney will today vote on a motion on baggage on Qantas’ planes, which in part, “reserves the right to impose restrictions on loading and unloading Australian bags if security concerns aren't urgently resolved”.

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    Airport staff bag Jetstar over luggage

    November 11

    UNIONS are threatening to impose bans on the loading and unloading of bags on Jetstar flights throughout the Oceania region unless the Qantas subsidiary addresses concerns over alleged security lapses at Sydney airport.

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    TWU Protest Over Safe Rates

    November 10

    Transport Workers Union members this morning staged a protest in at a Sydney CBD intersection to raise awareness of the economic pressures in the industry that has seen 287 people killed in truck crashes in the last year.

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    Truck drivers to mark one year since NTC Report

    November 10

    Members of Transport Workers Union working in the road transport industry will today meet on the steps of Town Hall in Sydney to mark one year since the National Transport Commissions (NTC) landmark report recommending urgent changes to the industry.

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    TWU to launch test case

    November 09

    The Transport Workers Union has today launched legal action against a trucking firm it claims is financially punishing drivers for the cost of vehicle accidents by deducting wages from employees involved in collisions.