TWU

  • Video

    TWU and Townsville City Council reached in-principal agreement for garbage truck workers

    March 29

    Townsville rubbish collection will return to normal on March 30 after talks with the unions and the council. They reached an in-principle agreement that ended the two week long strike. Tom Pfund from the Transport Workers union stated that council had agreed to discuss the lobby claims and they apologised to the rate payers for the disturbance.

  • 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.