TWU

  • Media Release

    HUNDREDS OF TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST AT ALDI OVER SAFETY

    August 24

    Over 500 truck drivers and their supporters have protested at an Aldi supermarket in Mt Druitt, Sydney, angry at the wealthy retailer’s refusal to ensure safety in its transport supply chain.

  • News

    Regulation of sharing economy urged to prevent exploitation

    August 21

    SMH, by Anna Patty, 21 August 2017
     
    Greater regulation of the short-term online jobs market is needed to prevent exploitation of vulnerable workers, leading workplace experts have warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH THE ATO AFTER UNFAIR TAX CHANGES FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

    August 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2017
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a 43% reduction in the amount a truck driver can claim in expenses.

  • Media Release

    Enough is Enough: truckies protest Aldi's squeeze

    August 16

    Fed-up transport workers today protested at an entrance to supermarket giant Aldi’s Adelaide distribution centre to oppose the company’s inaction on road safety.

  • News

    BIG TWU WIN!!

    August 14

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH NEWS, 13 August 2017
     
    The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects.

  • News

    Tip truck overhaul promised by Daniel Andrews after spate of accidents

    August 14

    Herald Sun, by Alex White, 13 August 2017
     
    TIP-truck drivers could see a pay-by-the-load system replaced with hourly rates on government projects amid rising accidents.