TWU

  • Video

    Tony Sheldon to comment on the on-going investigation into Scott's Transport

    March 08

    Scott's has had twelve prime movers taken off the road after the SA Police found deliberate modifications to the trucks. Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union, says it is about time the company was caught. NSW Police caught a truck going 140kmph over the border. The retail industry is to be blamed for putting pressure on truck drivers in order to make an extra dollar.

  • Video

    Ray Wyatt: Pressures places on drivers are unrealistic

    March 05

    Trucking associations are warning drivers follow SA road laws after a police crackdown on B double drivers last year resulted in 95 positive drug tests. Ray Wyatt, SA Transport Workers Union says that the time pressures places on drivers are unrealistic. Steve Shearer, SA Road Transport Association says that there are only a small number of offenders.

  • Media Release

    Families Unite In Canberra For Safe Rates and Safe Roads

    March 01

    A broad coalition of families of victims of truck crashes, families of truckies and the Transport Workers Union, TWU, have come together to urge MPs to support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill and end the tragic loss of life on our roads driven by economic pressures from the top.

  • Video

    Families Affected By Truck Safety meet with Minister Shorten as Parliament Debates Road Safety

    March 01

    Families Affected By Truck Safety Unite in Canberra to urge MPs to Support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill. Interviewees: - Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Financial Services and Superannuation, The Hon Bill Shorten MP; - Tony Sheldon, National Secretary, Transport Workers Union; - Lystra Tagliaferri, the wife and sister of David Tagliaferri;

  • News

    Sheldon ups ante in quest for safe rates

    February 27

    Union boss Tony Sheldon has upped the ante in his quest for safe rates, again turning his guns on Coles for “squeezing the life” out of truck drivers. 

  • Media Release

    HOW MANY MORE DEATHS WILL IT TAKE?

    February 24

    Coles and other major retailers must be made accountable for the safe transportation of the goods and must stop “squeezing the life” out of truck drivers. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union, (TWU).