TWU

  • News

    No Consultation on ATO Change Says Industry

    July 26

    Big Rigs, by Christin Payne, 24 July 2017
     
    The trucking industry has revealed its outrage about the recent Australian Taxation Office determination to slash the amount drivers can claim for reasonable travel expenses by 43%.

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    WATCH: The Moment A Hero Truckie Rolled His Rig To Save Other Drivers

    July 24

    7News Adelaide, 22 July 2017
     
    The terrifying moment a truck driver who had lost his brakes, risked his life to spare other motorists has been caught on camera.

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    Airport Workers Lose $1,100 A Month Under New Wage Deal, Says Union

    July 14

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 14 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers Union says Aerocare’s new enterprise bargaining agreement ‘rips off’ workers.

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    Garden Grove Fires Second Truck Driver Over Dangerous Driving

    July 13

    The Advertiser, by Kathryn Bermingham, 12 July 2017
     
    Outdoor supply company Garden Grove has dismissed a second truckie after his unsafe driving was exposed on social media — just weeks after another driver was sacked in strikingly similar circumstances.

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    The Industry's Dark Side

    July 12

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 01 Jul 2017
     
    Long-haul truck drivers are known to enjoy the freedom of the highway, but behind the scenes the industry is breeding a culture of danger and discontent. Tony Sheldon writes

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    It's A Tough Gig: Uber Drivers and Deliveroo Riders Fight for Employees' Rights

    July 11

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 9 July 2017
     
    If a Fair Work investigation finds they’re not just subcontractors they would be entitled to higher wages, superannuation and, for some, annual leave.