TWU

  • News

    Calls To Tackle Truckies' High Death Toll

    January 27

    Bankstown Canterbury Torch, by Mick Roberts, 25 January 2017
     
    Too many truck drivers being killed on roads

  • News

    Gold Coast Tour Bus Operator 'Underpaid Workers $40k'

    January 27

    Daily Telegraph, 26 January 2017
     
    A Gold Coast tour bus operator will face court accused of engaging in sham contracting and underpaying two workers from non-English speaking backgrounds more than $40,000.

  • News

    Tasmanian Truck Drivers Memorial

    January 24

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 23 January 2017
     
    Family, friends, workmates and colleagues stood side-by-side and, some, arm-in-arm, at the Tasmanian Truck Drivers Memorial last Saturday to honour those who have lost their lives at work – on and off the road.

  • News

    New Data Proves Joining A Union Equals Better Pay

    January 20

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 19 January 2017
     
    Workers on enterprise agreements are paid 25% more than workers on awards or the minimum wage, according to ACTU analysis of newly-released Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

  • News

    Thugs Run Wild: Another Bus Assault

    January 20

    TWU QLD Branch Media Release, 20 January 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is increasingly concerned that violent thugs who assault bus drivers are confident in getting away with their crimes.

  • News

    Government Putting 'Lives On The Line'

    January 18

    The Irrigator, by Talia Pattison, 18 January 2017
     
    The federal government must urgently step in to prevent truck drivers across the country being killed or injured on the job.