TWU

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    TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION STATEMENT REGARDING MURRAY GOULBURN JOB LOSSES

    October 11

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH MEDIA STATEMENT, 11 October 2017
     
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is aware of a Murray Goulburn Co-operative Limited announcement that it intends to terminate up to 60 tanker operator roles in regional Victoria.

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    ONE-IN-FIVE TRUCK DRIVERS REPORT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

    October 10


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 9 October 2017
     
    World Mental Health Day is a reminder for us all that a recent TWU survey found over one in five truck drivers have said they experienced mental health problems.

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    CASH CRISIS IMMINENT AS PROSEGUR WORKERS SET TO TAKE PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

    September 12

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 12 September 2017
     
    Prosegur workers in South Australia and the Northern Territory are set to take protected industrial action on Wednesday 13 September 2017 in order to advance their fight for fair pay and conditions in their workplace.

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    On the road to the next trucking tragedy

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 10 September 2017
     
    Mona Vale brought the trucking industry to a crossroads. Four years – and many deaths – later, the pressures that caused the carnage remain.

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    Criminal truckies should be off road, say family of victim Rian Payget-Strathdee

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 11 September 2017
     
    The family of a six-year-old killed after being shunted off the road by a truck, have called for truckies with a history of road offences to be taken off the road.

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    Low-cost freight a death trap

    September 01

    AFR Letters, 31 August 2017

     
    The Transport Workers' Union is surprised to read that Aldi is willing to enter "direct dialogue" on road safety, as reported in "Aldi accused of attacking 'free speech' in bid to censor union campaign" (August 30).