• News

    WATCH: The Moment A Hero Truckie Rolled His Rig To Save Other Drivers

    July 24

    7News Adelaide, 22 July 2017
    The terrifying moment a truck driver who had lost his brakes, risked his life to spare other motorists has been caught on camera.

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    Airport Workers Lose $1,100 A Month Under New Wage Deal, Says Union

    July 14

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 14 July 2017
    The Transport Workers Union says Aerocare’s new enterprise bargaining agreement ‘rips off’ workers.

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    Garden Grove Fires Second Truck Driver Over Dangerous Driving

    July 13

    The Advertiser, by Kathryn Bermingham, 12 July 2017
    Outdoor supply company Garden Grove has dismissed a second truckie after his unsafe driving was exposed on social media — just weeks after another driver was sacked in strikingly similar circumstances.

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    The Industry's Dark Side

    July 12

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 01 Jul 2017
    Long-haul truck drivers are known to enjoy the freedom of the highway, but behind the scenes the industry is breeding a culture of danger and discontent. Tony Sheldon writes

  • News

    It's A Tough Gig: Uber Drivers and Deliveroo Riders Fight for Employees' Rights

    July 11

    The Guardian, by Naaman Zhou, 9 July 2017
    If a Fair Work investigation finds they’re not just subcontractors they would be entitled to higher wages, superannuation and, for some, annual leave.

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    TWU OPINION: Casualisation Hurts on Job Training

    July 06

    The Logan Reporter, by Richard Olsen, 5 July 2017
    A TRAINGING PRIORITY: On the job training lacks when drivers are employed casually.