TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Urges Federal Government To Back Road Safety Tribunal After Federal Court Ruling

    April 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has urged the Federal Government to support the road safety watchdog after a federal court in Brisbane backed its decision to set safe minimum rates for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    Government Backs Big Business Donors To Delay Safe Rates Order

    April 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused the federal government of playing politics with people’s lives and truck drivers’ jobs with the announcement of legislation to delay a ruling setting safe minimum rates of pay.

  • 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.