TWU

  • Media Release

    Road Safety Watchdog Decision On April Start For Safe Rates Order

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    An independent umpire has weighed up the evidence and made a decision to apply an Order setting safe minimum rates for truck drivers from April 4th, consistent with a draft Order last August.

  • Media Release

    Drivers & Campaigners Demand Government Backs Off Attack On Road Safety Watchdog

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    Truck drivers, road safety campaigners and the Transport Workers’ Union have called on the Federal Government to stop an attack on a road safety watchdog aiming to tackle deaths in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Government And Employers' Group Over Last-Ditch Effort To Stop Safe Rates Order

    April 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed a last-ditch attempt tonight by the Federal Government and AiGroup to stop a ruling setting safe minimum rates for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    NatRoad Exposed At Hearings Over Failure To Represent Transport Operators & Drivers

    March 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has been exposed during weekend hearings for failing over the last two years to inform its members or educate them on the road safety watchdog’s Order on safe rates.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams NatRoad For Abandoning Transport Companies And Drivers At Road Safety Tribunal

    March 26

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 26 March 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association has failed to represent transport companies or truck drivers by refusing to hold major retailers and manufacturers to account for late payments and low rates, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Quality Jobs For Employees As Airport Revenues Soar To $3 Billion

    March 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 March 2016
     
    Australia’s main airports increased their revenues to almost $3 billion while many airport workers have had their wages frozen and their working hours cut to part time.