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    Labor Commits to Minimum 'Safe Pay Rates' For Uber and the Gig Economy

    December 18

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 18 Dec 2018
     
    Labor has committed to restore a controversial system of minimum pay and conditions for the transport industry that would extend to gig economy companies such as Uber.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PARTY COMMITS TO TACKLING SAFETY CRISIS ON OUR ROADS

    December 17

    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed the Labor Party commitment to establishing a system to tackle the downward spiral in the road transport industry.

  • Media Release

    LABOR PUTS BANKS ON NOTICE ABOUT SUPER CONFLICT AND UNDERPERFORMANCE

    December 16

    ALP delegates have endorsed a TWU and CFMMEU platform amendment at National Conference that puts banks on notice by ensuring that default superannuation funds are solely governed in members’ best interests.

  • Media Release

    SDA & TWU FORM ALLIANCE TO TAKE ON AMAZON & ONLINE RETAILERS AS FAIR WORK CASE OPENS

    December 11

    Two of Australia’s largest unions are joining forces to address working conditions in the area of online retail, including Amazon. The move comes as a case opens at Fair Work over a labour hire worker sacked from Amazon’s Sydney Fulfillment Centre after he joined the union.

  • Media Release

    URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO ADDRESS TRUCK DRIVER HEALTH, SAYS TWU

    December 11

    The TWU is calling for urgent action following the publication today of a Monash University study showing high numbers of truck drivers accessing medical treatment, but that many are delaying help, in particular for mental health problems.

  • Media Release

    CALLS FOR UBER TO COMPENSATE DRIVERS AFTER APP GOES DOWN

    December 11

    Uber must compensate drivers after they suffered millions in lost wages when the rideshare app went down this morning for several hours in Australia and globally, said the Transport Workers’ Union and the Rideshare Drivers' Co-operative.