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  • News

    Win for workers: Disastrous Aerocare agreement thrown out by Fair Work

    September 01

    ACTU MEDIA RELEASE, 31 August 2017
     
    After a challenge from the Transport Workers Union the Fair Work Commission has thrown out an agreement proposed by Aerocare which slashed pay for ground workers at Australia’s airports.

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    Fair Work Commission rejects Aerocare worker agreement, union calls out 'poverty-line wages'

    September 01

    ABC News, by James Thomas, 31 August 2017
     
    The Fair Work Commission has rejected airline service provider Aerocare's enterprise agreement as unfair and unsatisfactory for its workers.

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    Aldi tries to gag truck drivers' union after claims of unsafe practices

    August 30

    The Guardian, 29 August 2017
     
    Transport Workers Union says supermarket chain pressuring drivers to meet schedules that are not safe.

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    Regulation of sharing economy urged to prevent exploitation

    August 21

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 21 August 2017
     
    Greater regulation of the short-term online jobs market is needed to prevent exploitation of vulnerable workers, leading workplace experts have warned.

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    BIG TWU WIN!!

    August 14

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH NEWS, 13 August 2017
     
    The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects.

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    Tip truck overhaul promised by Daniel Andrews after spate of accidents

    August 14

    Herald Sun, by Alex White, 13 August 2017
     
    TIP-truck drivers could see a pay-by-the-load system replaced with hourly rates on government projects amid rising accidents.