TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST IN ALL MAJOR CAPITALS OVER ALDI’S SAFETY RECORD & ATTACKS ON FREE SPEECH

    November 15

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 November 2017
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers are holding protests across the nation today over Aldi’s repeated refusal to address safety in its supply chain and its attack on free speech.

  • News

    COURT RULING SHOWS UBER EATS, DELIVEROO & FOODORA MUST STOP WAGE THEFT, SAYS TWU

    November 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 November 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded that Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Foodora pay their workers correct rates and give them the protections they are entitled to. The call follows fines of $72,000 by the Federal Circuit Court against two Melbourne companies over sham contracting and chronic underpayment of a bike courier.

  • 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.