TWU

  • News

    NatRoad knocked back in NSW industrial tribunal

    July 26

    Road freight employer group NatRoad had its attempt to be recognised by the NSW industrial tribunal knocked back earlier this month, after it tried to argue it could represent employers and owner drivers at the same time.

  • News

    No Consultation on ATO Change Says Industry

    July 26

    Big Rigs, by Christin Payne, 24 July 2017
     
    The trucking industry has revealed its outrage about the recent Australian Taxation Office determination to slash the amount drivers can claim for reasonable travel expenses by 43%.

  • News

    WATCH: The Moment A Hero Truckie Rolled His Rig To Save Other Drivers

    July 24

    7News Adelaide, 22 July 2017
     
    The terrifying moment a truck driver who had lost his brakes, risked his life to spare other motorists has been caught on camera.

  • Media Release

    TWU LODGES PROTECTED ACTION BALLOT AGAINST TOLL AFTER AGREEMENT TALKS STALL

    July 21

    The Transport Workers’ Union has today lodged a protected action ballot in the Fair Work Commission against Toll after talks stalled on key issues.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR TRANSPORT INVESTIGATION AFTER SIX KILLED IN NSW TRUCK CRASHES IN 24 HOURS

    July 20

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 July 2017 

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an investigation into the transport industry after six people were killed in truck crashes across NSW in the last 24 hours.

  • Media Release

    NEW AEROCARE AGREEMENT TO RIP STAFF OFF BY $1,100, ANALYSIS SHOWS

    July 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 13 July 2017
     
    A new enterprise agreement by the airport company at the centre of revelations of staff forced to sleep at airports will pay employees up to $1,100 per month below award rates, an analysis by the Transport Workers’ Union has shown.