TWU

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    All For Nothing

    July 13

    Owner Driver, June 2016

    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s demise has left some gloating, and others knowing that their hope of increased rates is more than likely gone forever. The Interstater writes

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    Extension Of General Carriers Contract Determination Coverage And Rights Good News For NSW Owner Drivers

    July 07

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 7 July 2016
     
    TWU NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has welcomed the decision by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission to extend coverage of the General Carriers Contract Determination, saying that it was good news for Owner Drivers across NSW.

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    TWU Talks About Why They're Still Fighting For Safe Rates

    July 01

    Big Rigs, 30 June 2016
     
    Why won't the TWU back down on their fight for safe rates? The RSRT has been abolished but TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon said he would continue to fight for the rights of owner drivers and employee drivers.

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    Capital City Convoys For Safe Rates Are Essential

    June 27

    Big Rigs, by Richard Olsen, 25 June 2016
     
    On Sunday, June 19, hundreds of transport workers coordinated a series of convoys and events as part of our campaign for Safe Rates for every single transport worker.

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    TWU Tells NSW Government To Clean Up Tip Truck Industry

    June 24

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 23 June 2016
     
    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has said the NSW Government needs to stand up for mum and dad tip truck drivers who are being squeezed out of the industry by dodgy operators in dodgy trucks.

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    Hillsbus Depots Raided After Western Sydney Crash

    June 17

    The Daily Telegraph, by Leigh Van Den Broeke, 17 June 2016

    A bus driver who ploughed into five parked cars had only just been employed at the public transport company.