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  • News

    Tribunal to take charge of pay and conditions

    March 28

    The Australian Government will introduce a Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, with the power to set pay and pay-related conditions for truck drivers, from July 1.

  • Video

    7:30 - Police operation cracks down on speeding truckies

    March 27

    Frank Black, who has been driving a trucks for 27 years and says targetting drivers alone is no the answer. " Most of the guys are good honest guys. But when pressure gets put on and especially when you get threatened with financial penalties for not meeting your deadline, you tend to do what can to make sure you do. By cracking down just on the drivers themeselves for doing it. They really need to get to the roots of problem which is client pressure.

  • Video

    The Grim Truth at Toll US

    March 27

    Toll Group treats its first-rate U.S. truck drivers like second-class citizens, and subjects them to third-world working conditions. For more info, see www.GrimTruthAtTollGroup.com

  • Video

    TWU to comment on the ongoing Qantas arbitration at FWA

    March 26

    Sky Business News, March 26, 2012

  • Media Release

    Fair Work Australia Will Decide On Outsourcing Agenda For All Australian Workers

    March 26

    As Fair Work Australia hears the first day of full testimony it must decide whether the agenda by militant management to outsource and undercut Qantas is allowed to trump the rights of workers to enjoy fair job security and decent pay and conditions. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

  • News

    Tribunal begins hearing Qantas labour dispute

    March 23

    Qantas Airways’ right to increasingly rely on lower-paid ground workers is likely to be the central issue for Fair Work Australia in its arbitration of a dispute between the Transport Workers Union and the airline.