TWU

  • News

    Tip Top Accused of Pushing Bread Delivery Drivers to Breaking Point

    November 07

    ABC News, by Elise Worthington and Alex McDonald, 6 November 2017
     
    Tip Top delivery drivers in New South Wales claim it is only a matter of time before a serious accident takes place, saying pay cuts are leading to fatigue and some contractors are driving vehicles that are not roadworthy.

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    Perth Truck-Driving School Busted for Handing Licenses to Unqualified Drivers

    November 03

    WA Today, by Hannah Barry, 2 November 2017
     
    A Perth trucking company handed out licences to hundred of drivers without being adequately assessed, according to a report by the Corruption and Crime Commission.

  • News

    TWU Toll Drivers Team up to Help Workmate's Family

    November 02

    Big Rigs, 2 Nov 2017

    TRANSPORT Workers' Union members driving for Toll Group at Minchinbury have stood together to look after one of their own. Toll Minchinbury driver and TWU member, Phillip Mackey, is a proud dad to his two kids.

  • News

    Protected Action and Protest Rally to impact M5 Tunnel

    October 27

     

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    Today, around 100 concrete drivers employed by Hanson will be engaged in a strong protest as part of protected industrial action at the Parramatta Headquarters of Hanson Concrete.

  • News

    Industry and government have their heads in the sand

    October 25

    Road transport associations and federal government are in denial following a recent investigation into the high percentage of heavy vehicle-related road deaths. Tony Sheldon writes in Owner//Driver

    NOT A day goes by when truck drivers aren't ripped off their wages, super or allowances. Not a day goes by also when drivers aren't forced to go over their hours or drive with loads not strapped properly, all while getting phone calls from their bosses harassing them to make unrealistic deadlines.

  • News

    TWU PROTESTS ALDI’S CUT-RATE CONTRACTS PUTTING MOTORISTS AT RISK

    October 13


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 13 October 2017

    Global supermarket giant Aldi is successful because it undercuts the competition. But the cheap groceries would not be possible without Aldi’s low-cost wages.