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    TWU Protest Over Safe Rates

    November 10

    Transport Workers Union members this morning staged a protest in at a Sydney CBD intersection to raise awareness of the economic pressures in the industry that has seen 287 people killed in truck crashes in the last year.

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    Truck drivers to mark one year since NTC Report

    November 10

    Members of Transport Workers Union working in the road transport industry will today meet on the steps of Town Hall in Sydney to mark one year since the National Transport Commissions (NTC) landmark report recommending urgent changes to the industry.

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    TWU to launch test case

    November 09

    The Transport Workers Union has today launched legal action against a trucking firm it claims is financially punishing drivers for the cost of vehicle accidents by deducting wages from employees involved in collisions. 

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    Industry calls for single national regulator for VET

    October 28

    The Australian Council of Trade Unions, the Australian Industry Group, and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry today called on Training Ministers in all States and Territories to proceed, as a priority, with the establishment of a national regulator for the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) system as agreed at the April 2009 COAG meeting.

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    Ordinary taxpayers are footing extra tax bill for rich and wealthy, say unions

    October 06

    A national forum on taxation being held today (Tuesday) will hear calls from the ACTU for the Henry Tax Review to crack down on the abuse of private trusts and company structures by wealthy individuals to unfairly minimise their tax.

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    CALL FOR GOVERNMENT TO STOP AIRLINE CONTRACTS

    September 30

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has called on staff in the Department and Finance and Regulation to implement government policy and not allow providers with a poor history of human rights; including social, community and employment practices, to receive work from whole-of-government airline contracts.