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    An Important Message From TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger

    April 05

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 3 April 2017
     
    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) has demanded a full explanation from the Victorian Government after it released plans for a 24/7 ban on trucks using suburban streets in Yarraville and Footscray to begin when the Western Distributor road project opens.

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    TWU Claims Emirates Subsidiary Agreement Fails The BOOT

    April 05

    Thomson Reuters Workforce, 4 April 2017
     
    The Transport Workers' Union (TWU) has claimed a draft enterprise agreement (EA) voted up by two employees at an Emirates baggage handling subsidiary in Australia fails the better off overall test (BOOT) for stripping conditions and allowances from workers.

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    Deliveroo Faces Legal Action For Underpaying Bicycle Delivery Riders

    March 31

    SMH, by Andrew Taylor, 31 March 2017
     
    Douglas Williams was given a "speed test" as part of his training to be a bicycle delivery rider for Deliveroo.

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    How the ABCC Will Affect TWU Members

    March 30


    TWU QLD Branch News, 30 March 2017
     
    The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) commenced on 2 December 2016, replacing the Fair Work Building and Construction Commission.  The ABCC is established under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016.

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    Big Win For Owner Drivers With GCCD

    March 30

    Big Rigs, 30 March 2017
     
    We have had a win for owner drivers, with the Transport Workers Union and many industry and business groups working together to finalise an agreement on the General Carriers Contract Determination, which has been approved by the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission.

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    Watson Out Of Touch

    March 29

    AFR Letters, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 28 March 2017
     
    Low wages and poor conditions are a festering wound on our society. They have implications not just for the individual forced onto them but for their family, their local community and the wider economy.