TWU

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Appeal To Turnbull Not To Abolish The Road Safety Tribunal

    April 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 April 2016
     
    Truck drivers and their families from across transport sectors appealed to Malcolm Turnbull today not to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal because it is the only body which can save lives in an industry with the highest workplace fatalities.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Turnbull Over Plans To Abolish Road Safety Watchdog

    April 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed Malcolm Turnbull over his announcement today that he intends to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, on the eve of the Government’s own consultation process on the tribunal.

  • 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.