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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.

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    Driver Pay Rise Rewards Swift Transportation

    August 06

    Australasian Transport News, by Brad Gardner, 6 August 2015

    Premier US trucking firm Swift Transportation is continuing to generate positive feedback from its decision one year ago to begin paying its truck drivers more.

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    Chain Of Command

    August 01

    Australasian Transport News, by Brad Gardner, 1 August 2015

    One of Victoria's top cops concedes the state needs to do better on chain of responsibility prosecutions, so he's putting forward a plan to improve its success rate.