TWU

  • Media Release

    $70,000 Underpayment Of Drivers Shows Need For National Fund For Auditing & Training, Says TWU

    February 16

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 February 2016
     
    Chronic underpayment of truck drivers by a Victorian transport operator shows the need for national auditing to ensure transport contracts by wealthy clients allow for fair and safe rates of pay, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU To Push For Labor Ban On Donations from Qatar Airways Over Employee Abuses

    February 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will seek backing from the NSW Labor Party to ban donations from Qatar Airways over treatment of its employees, including sacking workers for minor offences and keeping them under constant surveillance.

  • Media Release

    QLD Truck Crashes Claim Two Lives In A Week Highlighting Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 February 2016
     
    A cyclist in his 60s has died after a collision with a truck at West End. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Truck Crash In Western Victoria Highlights Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 February 2016
     
    One person is dead, one missing and one fighting for life after a horrific truck crash on a highway in western Victoria this morning. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    Teenager Killed In Horrific Truck Crash Highlights Crisis In Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 February 2016
     
    A teenage boy has died following a horrific truck crash in Western Sydney yesterday afternoon. The incident highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    Tunnel Incident Shows Need for Industry Training, Investigation into 457 Visas

    February 05

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called for industry-wide training for truck drivers following an incident in the M5 tunnel Sydney today which caused major traffic chaos.