• News

    TWU Says Taxi Industry Problems Are Much Bigger Than Uber

    September 10

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 10 September 2015

    NSW Transport Workers Union Secretary Michael Aird told a rally of taxi drivers in Sydney today the industry’s problems were much more than just the arrival of the UberX App and that drivers moving to the ride sharing company were basically swapping a bad boss for a worse one.

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    Chain of Responsibility

    September 01

    Australasian Transport News, by Steve Skinner, September 2015

    One of the biggest customers of the Australian trucking industry could be vulnerable to chain of responsibility on fatigue, this time for its own company drivers

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    TWU Demands Urgent Safety Investigation of Crawfords Freightlines

    August 18

    TWU NSW News, 18 August 2015
    Transport Workers' Union Newcastle Secretary Mick Forbes has called on the Baird Government to launch an urgent investigation of Crawfords Freightlines after a series of recent fatalities and a litany of safety concerns raised by transport workers.

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    A Message To Big Business - We Will Not Allow You To Undermine The Sustainability Of Our Truckies

    August 12

    MEDIA RELEASE, Senator John Williams and Senator Glenn Sterle, 12 August 2015

    Two Senators who are also former truck drivers have warned big businesses to stop hammering transport operators over terms of payments.

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    TWU Blockades Bus Company After Refusal To Pass On Pay Rise From Public Purse

    August 10

    NSW TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 August 2015

    TWU bus drivers blockaded the Smithfield depot of bus operator Transit Systems today after the multinational giant refused to give drivers a taxpayer-funded pay rise.

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    RSRT Inquiry Faces Gap To Bridge

    August 06

    Australasian Transport News, 6 August 2015

    Model for minimum payments faces stiff opposition, but RSRT has time on its side. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) is continuing its inquiry into contract transport drivers, with the next formal hearing scheduled for tomorrow.