TWU

  • News

    Jetstar is Paying Its Cabin Crew as Little as $100 A Week

    August 15

    ABC 7.30 Report, by Ashlynne McGhee, 15 August 2018
     
    Budget airline Jetstar is under fire for using foreign cabin crews on Australian routes and paying them a base pay of as little as $100 a week.

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    Is Uber Doing Enough To Protect It's Drivers? | CH10 The Project

    August 15

    (CH10 The Project, 14 Aug 2018) The story of one woman who was assaulted on the job, did the ride share service do enough?

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    Andrews Government to Introduce Mandatory Minimum Rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers

    August 10

    Herald Sun, by Kieran Rooney, 10 August 2018
     
    TIP truck owner-drivers have won a potential windfall of more than $15 an hour on government projects under new minimum rates to be introduced by the Andrews Government.

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    VIDEO: The Women Driving Australia

    August 03

    SBS THE FEED, 2 August 2018

    The Transport Workers Union has labelled truck driving ‘Australia’s deadliest job.’ It’s also one of the most male-dominated. There’s a small group of women behind the big rigs making it their mission to breathe new life into the industry they love. Check out their stories here:

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    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Unfairly Targeted

    July 26

    Truck driver Frank Black is angry that truck drivers are unfairly targeted, meanwhile there's no scrutiny of wealthy retailers and manufacturers who are putting pressures on drivers. Watch this video on Frank's case:

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    TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

    July 26

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 26 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period.