TWU

  • Media Release

    Coles Must Stop Dancing Around Truck Safety

    May 16

    Coles and other major retailers must stop dancing around safety in the transport industry and
    begin to play their part in safer roads for everyone. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National
    Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    NSW: Truckies protest in Sydney for safety

    May 16

    SYDNEY, May 16 AAP - Truck drivers and union supporters have staged their second protest in a week in Sydney to demand improved safety on the roads.

  • News

    Court ruling gave workers victory

    May 11

    A ruling last month by the Federal Court in Melbourne secured a significant victory for members of the Transport Workers' Union (TWU) employed by waste company JJ Richards.

  • News

    Retail giants on notice to face court

    May 11

    The big retailers will face scrutiny over driver safety after police filed more than 1000 charges against executives of four trucking companies.

  • Media Release

    Coles Are Pushing Safety Down The Chain

    May 10

    Truckies from the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), together with their families, held a number of protests at Coles’ stores across Australia today (10.5.12) to highlight the giant retailer’s responsibility for the lethal pressures in the trucking industry and across the entire supply chain.

  • Media Release

    Statement from Tony Sheldon

    May 03

    The closure of national trucking company 1stFleet is a tragedy for the workforce and highlights yet again how major retailers are squeezing the life out of Australian truckies and suppliers according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.