TWU

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    Another Truck Rollover Due To Fatigue

    July 06

    TWU Assistant National Secretary, Michael Kaine, spoke to ABC Goulburn Murray recently as another truck rolled over in the region, as a result of driver  fatigue. Michael explained that fatigue is a symptom of the pressures in the industry as a result of  major transport clients like Coles, squeezing 'every last dollar' from truckies and trucking companies, and these pressures lead to increased accidents.

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    Threat Of Insecure Work Hangs Over UPS Workforce As They Pursue Their Right to Strike

    July 06

    United Parcel Service Pty Ltd (UPS) workers are pursuing their right to strike as the company’s refusal to negotiate a fair agreement places their livelihood in jeopardy. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union

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    Major Transport Clients Must Take The Pressure Off Truckies Or Face The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal- TWU

    July 01

    Statement by Michael Kaine, Acting  National Secretary, TWU

    Major clients who place lethal pressure on road transport operators will now have to face the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal and this will result in a safer, fairer and  more  efficient  road  transport  industry  for  everyone.  That’s  according  to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

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    Arkwood Case Prompts TWU Warning On Underpayments

    July 01

    The Transport Workers Union is eyeing off a significant wage claim against a waste transporter after it was revealed the company paid its truck drivers under the wrong employment Award.

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    Fair Work Australia To Decide On The Militant Actions of Qantas Management

    June 26

    The upcoming decision of Fair Work Australia with regard to Qantas will determine if workers will have a right to a decent, secure employment or if big businesses can hold their workforce and the entire Australian community hostage with no penalty. That’s according to Michael Kaine, Acting National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

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    Letter to the Sydney Morning Herald

    June 26

    National Secretary Tony Sheldon wrote to the Sydney Morning Herald recently to correct some of the facts in a recent article, "Qantas- who ran down the roo?"