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  • News

    Griffith's Terri Butler Stands up for Safe Rates and Safe Roads

    January 23

    Griffith by-election Labor candidate Terri Butler stood up for motorists, truckies and their families this morning when she took her pledge to save the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal for a safer and fairer road transport industry.
     
    TWU QLD MEIDA RELEASE, 23 January 2014

  • News

    Cobham Members Stand up to Condition Cuts

    January 20

    In a move to cut costs, Cobham management decided certain meal allowances for inflight members were no longer necessary, despite being an item of their enterprise agreement.
     
    TWU QLD NEWS, 20 January 2014

  • Media Release

    ATA Push for Foreign Truck Drivers

    January 05

    TWU Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine has slammed the call from the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) for trucking companies to be granted free reign to bring in overseas drivers as a ludicrous proposal that deliberately ignores the root causes of the crisis in the trucking industry.

  • News

    Death at Work: Improving Support for Families

    January 03

    Workplace Death Study survey

    Click here to participate in this study.

  • Media Release

    TWU Welcomes NSW Government Targeting Coles on Truck Safety

    December 23

    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine today welcomed the NSW Government’s efforts to make our roads safer by warning big retailers like Coles that squeezing truck drivers at the expense of safety can not continue.

  • Video

    Coles Steals Christmas!!!

    December 19

    The Coles Grinch summons truckies for 2013 Christmas delivery schedule. This coincides with a rally held by TWU truckies and their families at Martin Place Sydney on 10 December 2013, protesting against the lethal squeeze from the big bullies like Coles, who demand drivers meet impossible schedules and unrealistic deadlines - at dangerously low rates of pay. Find out more: http://saferates.org.au/