TWU

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    AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL UNIONS JOIN AUCKLAND PAY STOUSH

    October 13

    The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) has travelled to New Zealand to support a dozen Transpacific employees on a one-week strike after the management of the multinational company told the workers the offer was reflective of pay increases across their global operations.

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    NATIONAL TWU LEADERSHIP RE-‐ELECTED

    October 06

     The Transport Workers Union national secretary, Tony Sheldon, and assistant secretary, Michael Kaine, have been elected unopposed to lead the Union over the next four years. The Transport Workers Union represents 85,000 workers across Australia working in aviation, road transport and distribution, buses, dairy, oil and gas and waste services.

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    NEW REPORTS SHOW A LONG WAY TO GO FOR A SAFE ROAD

    September 30

    Two new reports on safety in heavy vehicle transport sector have shown that we are still a long way from improving conditions in the industry.

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    Report Shows Nations Roads are Getting Busier

    September 30

    A new report by the Bureau of Infrastructure,Transport and Regional Economics, the Road freight estimates and forecasts in Australia: interstate, capital cities and rest of state shows that our nations roads are only going to get busier.

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    Government Must Put Aviation Security and Standards First

    September 23

    The principal union in the aviation industry, the Transport Workers’ Union, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Prime Minister that improving national aviation security systems will be one of the key-first term priorities of her legislative agenda.

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    Fair Work Australia must investigate company over drug charge

    September 23

     The Transport Workers Union is calling for Fair Work Australia to investigate a Penrith truck company and client requirements after two of its drivers were charged after being alleged to have taken drugs before being involved in unrelated fatal crashes in Sydney’s west.