TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER TRUCK DRIVER EXPLOITATION REVEALED

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2017
     
    The Federal Government must be held responsible for failing to address the crisis in the transport industry which has left truck drivers struggling, the TWU has said.

  • News

    Tip Top Accused of Pushing Bread Delivery Drivers to Breaking Point

    November 07

    ABC News, by Elise Worthington and Alex McDonald, 6 November 2017
     
    Tip Top delivery drivers in New South Wales claim it is only a matter of time before a serious accident takes place, saying pay cuts are leading to fatigue and some contractors are driving vehicles that are not roadworthy.

  • News

    Perth Truck-Driving School Busted for Handing Licenses to Unqualified Drivers

    November 03

    WA Today, by Hannah Barry, 2 November 2017
     
    A Perth trucking company handed out licences to hundred of drivers without being adequately assessed, according to a report by the Corruption and Crime Commission.

  • News

    TWU Toll Drivers Team up to Help Workmate's Family

    November 02

    Big Rigs, 2 Nov 2017

    TRANSPORT Workers' Union members driving for Toll Group at Minchinbury have stood together to look after one of their own. Toll Minchinbury driver and TWU member, Phillip Mackey, is a proud dad to his two kids.

  • Media Release

    TWU SUPPORTS SENATE INQUIRY FINDINGS ON EXPLOITED DRIVERS

    October 27

     

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is supporting a Senate inquiry’s findings highlighting the exploitation of overseas workers in the transport industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SORT OUT ATO TAX MESS OVER DRIVER EXPENSES

    October 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 October 2017
     
    The TWU is calling on the Federal Government to properly protect employee drivers after an embarrassing climb down by the ATO over unfair tax changes to truck driver meal expenses.