TWU

  • Media Release

    Minimum Rates for Truck Drivers

    April 04

    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal today heard statements from drivers, employers and clients on minimum rates for truck drivers.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2014

  • Media Release

    Police Asked to Widen Hampton Crash Investigation

    April 04

    The Transport Workers Union has today written to the Victorian Police requesting that the investigation into the fatal truck crash in Hampton on March 26, be extended to include the work practices of the retailer Coles.

  • News

    Queensland Health to Sack a Hundred from Children's Ward

    April 04

    Over 100 children’s ward support staff will be sacked when the Royal Children’s Hospital at Herston moves to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in South Brisbane this November.

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2014

  • Media Release

    Hampton Truck Crash

    March 31

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the Hampton truck crash on March 26 was further evidence of the pressure on drivers to speed or skip rest breaks in order to meet unrealistic deadlines.

  • News

    Truck Company Audit over Unpaid Super Claim

    March 31

    The Transport Workers Union will conduct an audit of Illawarra trucking company Kosseris Bulkhaul, amid claims it failed to pay superannuation to one of its workers.

    Illawarra Mercury, by Dominic Geiger, 31 March 2014

  • Media Release

    QIRC Ruling A Win For All Waste Workers

    March 27

    The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) has found that domestic or commercial waste drivers cannot be represented by the Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland (CFMEUQ).

    TWU QLD News, 27 March 2014