TWU

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    ALL AIRLINES COMING TO AUSTRALIA SHOULD FACE CARBON LEVY

    October 15

     The Transport Workers Union has backed Qantas’s concerns over the introduction of a proposed carbon tax, and has called for a level playing field in the aviation industry to ensure Australian airlines are not adversely affected by overseas competition.

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    TWU negotiating team meets with Toll

    October 14

    The Transport Workers Union have been at the negotiating table fighting to set a benchmark for claims across our industry. Our negotiating team - made up of rank and file members, delegates and national assistant secretary Michael Kaine - have just finished the second day of negotiations with Toll. The team have been working towards better job safety, security and standards - not just in our yards - but for all yards.

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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.