TWU

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    DIXON SHOULD GIVE THE CASH TO CHARITY

    September 21

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has criticised former Qantas’ CEO, Geoff Dixon’s, salary of $10.9 million for five months work as disrespectful to the company’s workforce who are facing spending cuts due to the current economic environment.

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    DRIVE FOR SAFE RATES REACHES CANBERRA

    September 16

    The Transport Workers Union has rolled into Canberra after a 2000 kilometre trip through regional NSW from Brisbane, highlighting the importance of a National system of safe rates for truck drivers.

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    ATA HEAD SHOULD BE SCREENED FOR COMMON SENSE

    August 25

    The Transport Workers Union has attacked the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) over its submission to the National Transport Commission calling on drivers to be screened for depression as part of medical checks for driving licences.

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    QANTAS SHOWS WORLD IT IS PROFITABLE AIRLINE

    August 19

    The Transport Workers Union has congratulated Qantas employees and management on today’s announcement that Australia’s national airline had posted a yearly profit of almost $121 million.

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    TAX REVIEW PROPOSALS FOR TRANSPORT SHORT SIGHTED

    August 13

    The Transport Workers Union has warned proposals contained in the Henry Tax Review and related to transportation regulation will lead to small businesses in the industry being weighed down with red tape, while major clients will escape the costs.

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    ROAD TRANSPORT INDUSTRY HOLDS MAJOR SUMMIT INTO SAFETY CRISIS

    July 29

    On 29th July 2009, the Hon Bob Carr and more than 50 attendees from major transport companies, clients and Government departments came together to plan a Safe Rates System to respond to the safety crisis plaguing Australia’s road transport industry.