TWU

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    QANTAS SHOWS WORLD IT IS PROFITABLE AIRLINE

    August 19

    The Transport Workers Union has congratulated Qantas employees and management on today’s announcement that Australia’s national airline had posted a yearly profit of almost $121 million.

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    TAX REVIEW PROPOSALS FOR TRANSPORT SHORT SIGHTED

    August 13

    The Transport Workers Union has warned proposals contained in the Henry Tax Review and related to transportation regulation will lead to small businesses in the industry being weighed down with red tape, while major clients will escape the costs.

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    ROAD TRANSPORT INDUSTRY HOLDS MAJOR SUMMIT INTO SAFETY CRISIS

    July 29

    On 29th July 2009, the Hon Bob Carr and more than 50 attendees from major transport companies, clients and Government departments came together to plan a Safe Rates System to respond to the safety crisis plaguing Australia’s road transport industry.

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    DRIVERS WELCOME CHANGES TO GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT

    July 28

    The Transport Workers Union, representing more than 85,000 workers in transport and distribution across the logistics chain, has today welcomed the decision by the Rudd Government to adopt a policy of procurement where the contractor supplying to the government will be accountable for the treatment of their employees and sub-contractors.

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    Union calls for Governments to protect middle Australia

    July 20

    The Transport Workers Union has called on all Governments to step in and use its buying power not just to protect big business and shareholders, but to protect the working conditions of all Australians during the current global financial crisis.

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    TWU CALLS ON ATA TO SUPPORT SAFE RATES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    July 08

    Members of the Transport Workers Union will today protest outside the National Press Club in Canberra as Australian Transport Association CEO, Stuart St Clair, speaks inside on safety and the future of the trucking industry.