TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2018
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters protested today in all major capitals as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. Drivers sat on Oxford Street in Sydney and marched in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in a stark message to the Federal Government which shut down a road safety watchdog two years ago, allowing wealthy retailers like Aldi to financially squeeze transport.

  • Media Release

    TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2018
     
    Truck drivers will protest in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured.

  • News

    Uber's Long Journey to Rectification

    April 18

    AFR Letter, 17 April 2018
     
    The task for Uber to address concerns about the way it operates is nothing short of monumental ("Uber shake-up spreads to local outfit", April 17).

  • News

    Devious Theft of Wages

    April 12

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, April 2018
     
    Industry lobby groups are campaigning for drivers to be moved to part-time roles and a loss of full entitlements.

  • News

    TWU NSW TO PROTEST WAGE THEFT AT DIRECT COURIERS BANKSMEADOW

    April 12

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 11 April 2018
     
    Direct Couriers is ripping off workers, using deceptive tactics to underpay drivers on wages and superannuation. This afternoon (Wednesday, 11 April 2018) the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW will protest wage theft at Direct Couriers. Event Time: 3pm Address: 107 Stephen Road, Banksmeadow, 2019

  • Media Release

    Cash in Transit Road Crew Seeking Answers on Safety

    April 09

    TWU NSW Branch Media Release, 9 April 2018
     
    Last Thursday morning in Clemton Park, Sydney, Armaguard Cash in Transit workers, members of the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW, were subjected to an armed robbery. Police are still investigating.