TWU

  • News

    Driving Schools' 'Bogus' Licences Causing Trucking Havoc

    November 10

    Thomson Reuters Workforce Daily, 9 November 2016
     
    Exploited migrant workers are creating "havoc" on roads because bogus driving schools hand them licences for heavy vehicles without providing proper training, the head of the transport union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU Stands With Sacked Cub Workers, Calls For Corporate Accountability On Wages, Conditions

    November 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 November 2016
     
    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has stood with sacked workers at the Carlton United Breweries today, demanding that the Government make wealthy manufacturers and retailers accountable for what happens to workers in their supply chains.

  • News

    Public Transport Unions Call For National Day Of Respect

    November 09

    WA Today, by Amy Mitchell-Whittington, 8 November 2016
     
    Rail, bus and tram commuters are being asked to say "thank you" to public transport workers out of respect for slain bus driver Manmeet Sharma.

  • Video

    CH9 ADL: Truckies Speak Out after Fatal Crash

    November 08

    (9 News Adelaide, 7 Nov 2016) A deadly head on smash between two road trains in the state's west has prompted truckies to speak about being put under too much pressure.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Killed In Horror Crashes Show Why Trucking Is Australia's Deadliest Job

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2016
     
    Two truck drivers have been killed in horrific crashes in South Australia and Perth highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • News

    TWU Calls For Urgent Solution To Crisis In Trucking Following Horror Crash

    November 07


    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 7 November 2016
     
    A truck driver has been killed and two others have been taken to hospital after a horrific truck crash on the Eyre Highway, west of Ceduna, highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.