TWU

  • Media Release

    A Federal Anti-Corruption Commission

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today renewed his calls for Federal MPs to support a national anti-corruption commission, to rein in the influence of political donations and favours.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

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    Advance Memorial for 330 Truck Crash Victims

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined more than 150 truck drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die this year in truck-related crashes.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Federal ICAC & Donation Reform

    May 11

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary and ALP Senior Vice-President Tony Sheldon today called on both Labor and the Liberals to bring in legislation for a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Coles in Court

    May 06

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today urged the ACCC to examine Coles' use of unconscionable conduct throughout its supply chain, including the use of unfair economic pressure on drivers to force them to speed or skip rest breaks.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 May 2014

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    Defusing "Mobile Bombs" – National Dispute in Oil, Fuel and Gas

    April 29

    A national tribunal will today consider minimum safety standards for Australian petrol tankers after nationwide research revealed 1 in 4 tanker drivers were pressured to speed and 1 in 2 drivers reported inadequate brake inspections.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 April 2014

  • Media Release

    1,100 Factory Deaths One Year On: Coles Still Using Bangladesh Sweatshops

    April 24

    One year after the Rana Plaza collapse that resulted in 1,100 factory deaths, the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has notified the National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh of suspected human rights abuses by Australian retailer Coles.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 April 2014