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  • News

    Wage Deals Hand Workers Well above the Minimum for Superannuation

    March 13

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Nick Toscano, 13 March 2017
     
    Nearly one in three Australians on newly sealed wage deals are now receiving superannuation above the legal minimum, while employee pay rises are hitting record lows.

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    Central Coast Garbos To Stage Further Industrial Action

    March 08

    Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate, by Peter Way, 7 March 2017
     
    Central Coast garbos are stepping up their industrial action and will again go off the job for 24 hours tomorrow.

  • News

    TWU Tipper Members Circle Parliament To Protest Archaic Pay-By-The-Load System

    March 07

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 7 March 2017
     
    Angry tip truckers drove circles around Victoria’s Parliament House this morning to deliver a blunt message to Spring St: dangerously low industry load-based incentives are compromising safety for all road users.

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    Port Pirie Truck Death Shows Problems In Trucking, Says Transport Workers' Union

    March 02

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 2 March 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on industry to come on board with a solution to the crisis in trucking, which saw grandfather Steve Eberhard killed last year after he was hit by a truck.

  • News

    Who Represents The Drivers?

    February 17

    Big Rigs, by Richard Olsen, TWU NSW State Secretary, 16 February 2017
     
    We are in a unique political age, an age where the political marketing is "jobs and growth".

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    Vile High Club: Why Is Sexism So Prevalent At 40,000ft?

    February 16

    The Guardian, by Laura Bates, 16 February 2017
     
    The fact that air travel is associated with glamour and excitement is no excuse for treating female cabin crew like sexualised props