TWU

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    TWU Says: Protection Needed for Drivers

    January 11

    Big Rigs, by Richard Olsen, TWU NSW State Secretary, 10 January 2019
     
    Redstar and Hari Om are company names that will stand out in the 2018 section of the history books for the transport industry in Australia.

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    TWU Critiques PC on Superannuation Reform

    January 11

    ATN, 10 January 2018
     
    Superannuation’s successes depend on its industry grounding and proposed Productivity Commission (PC) reforms put that at risk, according to the Transport Workers Union (TWU).

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    REDSTAR TRANSPORT COLLAPSE PROVES THE NEED FOR REGULATION

    December 21

    The TWU says the Federal Government is to blame for the collapse of Redstar Transport after it scrapped a road safety watchdog that held wealthy companies to account for their transport supply chain. 

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    TWU CONCERNED REDSTAR TRANSPORT MAY BE ENTERING INTO ADMINISTATION IN ANOTHER BLOW TO THE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

    December 20

    The Transport Workers’ Union has received concerning reports from Redstar Transport members that indicate the company is about to go into administration. Reports include drivers being told to return their loads to the nearest depot and interstate drivers being repatriated to their homes. The TWU has also been informed that other transport operators have been instructed to cease contracting work to Redstar Transport.

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    Labor Commits to Minimum 'Safe Pay Rates' For Uber and the Gig Economy

    December 18

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 18 Dec 2018
     
    Labor has committed to restore a controversial system of minimum pay and conditions for the transport industry that would extend to gig economy companies such as Uber.

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    Convenient Facade

    November 29

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine, November 2018
     
    Industry groups avoid tackling the fact that wealthy clients are squeezing the life out of road transport.