TWU

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    TWU welcomes Labor Government

    September 07

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the return of the Gillard Government, saying that a return to the coalition would have been a step back in access to workplace rights and safety.

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    Drivers urge police to investigate client delivery systems

    September 07

    Truck drivers are urging police to investigate client delivery systems in the wake of 14 drivers testing positive to amphetamines or cannabis or a combination at Marulan last week.

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    TWU Backs Whistleblower Protection laws

    September 03

    The Transport Workers Union has voiced its support of a proposal by newly elected Tasmanian MP, Andrew Wilkie and South Australian Senator Nick Xenaphon, for the introduction of whistleblower protection legislation to be introduced into national parliament.

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    K & S policy labeled “unreasonable”

    September 02

    Fair Work Australia has called the sacking of a truck driver by K & S Freighters as “unreasonable”, after the company sacked the driver for damage to a truck that he refused to pay for.

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    UNIONS TO SEND A MESSAGE TO UPS

    September 01

    The Australian Transport Union Federation (TUF) held a protest outside the UPS depot in Botany to support and ITF international day of action against the company after it intimidated and sacked workers in Turkey.
     

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    UNION WANTS TOLL TO GUARANTEE STANDARDS

    August 27

    Truck drivers have said transport company Toll’s announcement of an increased profit during the economic downturn should be reflected in their upcoming EBA negotiations as well as in their business practices, especially their adherence to the chain of responsibility.