TWU

  • News

    Regulation of sharing economy urged to prevent exploitation

    August 21

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 21 August 2017
     
    Greater regulation of the short-term online jobs market is needed to prevent exploitation of vulnerable workers, leading workplace experts have warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH THE ATO AFTER UNFAIR TAX CHANGES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a 43% reduction in the amount a truck driver can claim in expenses.

  • Media Release

    Enough is Enough: truckies protest Aldi's squeeze

    August 16

    Fed-up transport workers today protested at an entrance to supermarket giant Aldi’s Adelaide distribution centre to oppose the company’s inaction on road safety.

  • News

    BIG TWU WIN!!

    August 14

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH NEWS, 13 August 2017
     
    The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects.

  • News

    Tip truck overhaul promised by Daniel Andrews after spate of accidents

    August 14

    Herald Sun, by Alex White, 13 August 2017
     
    TIP-truck drivers could see a pay-by-the-load system replaced with hourly rates on government projects amid rising accidents.

  • Media Release

    Agreement In-Principle Reached at Toll

    August 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 August 2017
     
    Following months of negotiations and agreed workplace consultations, TWU national workplace representatives and Toll have reached an in-principle agreement.