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    OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER IS NOT ENOUGH TO END ROAD DEATHS

    February 01

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 February 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW commend this operation, led by NSW Police and announced this morning by Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy.

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    TV clips on TWU On-demand Campaign Launch

    February 01

    The Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the working conditions of on-demand delivery riders. A survey of food delivery drivers in Melbourne and Sydney has found 75 per cent of employees were paid less than the minimum wage.

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    THREE QUARTERS OF FOOD DELIVERY RIDERS EARN LESS THAN MINIMUM WAGE, UNION SAYS

    February 01

    ABC News, by Stephen Smiley, 31 January 2018
     
    More than three-quarters of Australia's growing army of bicycle fast food couriers are earning less than the minimum wage, the first study of the sector has found.

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    SA TRANSPORT OPERATOR IN $468K DRIVER WAGE THEFT CASE

    January 17

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 17 January 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on transport operators to stop ripping off their drivers after SA-based Atkins Freight Services was forced to pay $468,000 in a wage theft case involving 10 drivers.

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    Seeking A New Year Safety Resolution

    January 12

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Secretary Richard Olsen, 11 Jan 2018
     
    THE beginning of a new year means for many a resolution to make their lives better.

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    Lobby Group Calls for Inquiry into ‘Gig Economy’ and Its Impact on Superannuation Savings

    January 11

    The Courier Mail, by Edward Boyd, 11 Jan 2018
     
    THE Financial Services Council is calling for a government inquiry into the rise of the ‘gig economy’ and the impact it will have on superannuation savings.