TWU

  • News

    Coles Insults Dead Truckies, Says Union

    April 27

    The Transport Workers Union says retail giant Coles has insulted the families of truck drivers who have died on the road due to fatigue from delivery and scheduling pressures.

    James Massola, Australian Financial Review, 27 April 2013

  • News

    TWU Takes Coles to Task

    April 26

    It's time for Coles to start working with truckies and improve safety on the roads, says Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

    Big Rigs, 26 April 2013

  • News

    Waste Workers Meet Law Firm over Asbestos Fears

    April 25

    A law firm has briefed waste disposal company employees who may have been exposed to asbestos at a Darling Downs' facility.

    ABC News

  • News

    Tales of Life on the Road Greet RSRT Members

    April 22

    The government body tasked with improving the lot of truck drivers has been given a taste of what life is like for those hauling freight across the country.

    Brad Gardner, Australasian Transport News, 22 April 2013

  • News

    Top bus company 'has exploited 457 workers'

    April 17

    ONE of the nation's highest-profile bus companies has been accused of exploiting 457 visa workers, with photographs at one outpost revealing filthy bathroom facilities and unsafe working conditions.

    By: John Ferguson, The Australian


  • Media Release

    TWU Truckies At Toll Target Better Safety and Fair Wage Increases in New EBA

    April 16

    Better safety and training, improvements in pay and superannuation and a fair deal for subcontractors are on the agenda today as thousands of Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) members at the Toll Group begin negotiations for a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA), commented TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon.