TWU

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial For 330 Truck Crash Victims As Wesfarmers Celebrate

    November 18

    Transport Workers’ Union Western Australia Branch Secretary Tim Dawson today joined truck drivers and community members in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will be killed in truck-related crashes on Australian roads in the coming year.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 November 2014

  • Media Release

    NT Drivers Unite To Fight Coles

    November 14

    Northern Territory truck drivers today held a truck Go Slow through the center of Darwin’s CBD, calling on major retailer Coles to take responsibility for safe and fair work conditions throughout its supply chain.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 November 2014

  • Media Release

    TWU and Ron Finemore Transport Strengthen Commitment To Safe And Fair Trucking

    November 12

    The Transport Workers’ Union today welcomed the enterprise agreement signed with Ron Finemore Transport as a safer and fairer deal for regional truck drivers in NSW, Victoria and Queensland.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 November 2014

  • Media Release

    Cash-In-Transit Workers Must Be Protected

    November 07

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) today called for drastic changes in the cash-in-transit industry claiming declining standards across the sector had put workers at increased risk of armed robbery.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2014

  • Media Release

    TWU Members at StarTrack Use Union Strength to Win

    November 07

    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon today congratulated parcel workers at StarTrack/AusPost on winning a new workplace agreement with management that secures fair working conditions, standards and rates of pay.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2014

  • Media Release

    Northern NSW Lives At Risk If Road Safety Watchdog Is Axed

    November 06

    Federal MP for Richmond Justine Elliot was updated today by a group of concerned local truck drivers on the danger of more people being injured or killed on Northern NSW Australian roads if the Federal Government succeeded in abolishing Australia’s road safety watchdog - the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 November 2014