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  • Video

    CH9: Truck Driver Sacked

    July 22

    (Channel 9 A Current Affair, 22 July 2014) Michael Vella, truck driver thought he gave plenty of warning but found out what his boss was really like after being sacked amid threats and abuse. The TWU launched court action against Matt Atkins, Vella's former Boss to recover nearly $8,000 in unpaid wages.

  • Media Release

    Blacktown Lives At Risk: Road Safety Watchdog Faces The Axe

    July 21

    Blacktown truck drivers today said more people would be killed on the roads if the Federal Government succeeded in abolishing a national safety watchdog, the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2014

  • News

    Tim Dawson Takes on Top Union Job

    July 14

    All those who know the TWU's new state secretary Tim Dawson, speak in glowing terms of his tenacity, work ethic and unquestionable commitment to working class people.

    TWU WA Branch News

  • News

    Trucking Ranks High For Cardiovascular Disease And Cancer Compo Claims

    July 09


    Truck driving has one of the highest rates of compensation claims for cardiovascular disease and occupational cancers.

    ATN, by Brad Gardner, 9 July 2014

  • News

    Union Lobbyists Kick Up Stick In Jimboomba

    July 09


    Union lobbyists kicked up a stink in Jimboomba on Wednesday over the low pay rates of some rubbish truck drivers.

    Jimboomba Times, by Natalie Hart, 9 July 2014

  • Media Release

    Kilburn Drivers Say: Coles Risks Adelaide Lives

    July 07

    Dozens of truck drivers and their families gathered outside Kilburn Coles today to urge the retail giant to stop risking Adelaide lives, by forcing drivers to drive too fast and too long or lose their jobs.
     
    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 7 July 2014