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    Fair Work Rules Linfox Workers Can Spend Public Holidays With Families

    February 18

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 18 February 2016

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has welcomed a ruling that allows night shift warehouse workers in Sydney’s West to continue spending public holidays at home with their families instead of being forced into work at the whims Linfox management.

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    ABC Radio Illawarra: Rob Pirc Talks About Council's Responsibilities Towards Subloos Workers

    February 18

    TWU NSW News, 17 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers' Union, representing 24 workers affected by a Shoalhaven waste depot contractor, is calling for the council to give them jobs. TWU South Coast Secretary Robert Pirc says Joanna Gash, Shoalhaven Mayor owes employees a job.

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    Safe and Fair Rates

    February 18

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 18 February 2016
     
    We in Australia have never shied away from fighting for our rights. It’s the reason Australia was the first place to adopt the 8-hour working day and the reason we pioneered schemes to protect the vulnerable, such as the superannuation system and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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    Transport Operator Hit With Massive Fine For Underpaying Truck Drivers

    February 17

    Owner Driver, 16 February 2016
     
    Court imposes $41,600 fine against Victorian transport company for underpaying its drivers almost $70,000.

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    Qatar Airways Conduct With Women Leads To Call For Bans

    February 15

    Northern Daily Leader, 14 February 2016
     
    Deputy federal Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek is backing a call to ban donations from Qatar Airways over its treatment of women.

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    Calls To Better Protect Bus Drivers After Vicious, Unprovoked Attack At Smithfield On Friday

    February 14

    The Advertiser, by Miles Kemp, 14 February 2016
     
    A bus driver needed hospital treatment after being repeatedly punched at the Smithfield bus interchange on Friday night.