TWU

  • News

    Shining A Light Into The Rotten Core Of The Taxi Industry

    July 13

    Sydney Morning Herald, by TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird, 13 July 2015

    Imagine if the rules of your job hadn't changed since the middle of the 19th century. Miners would still be working side by side with their children, factory workers would still be entertained on their 16-hour days by lectors, and when you talked about a computer you would mean a person and not an object!

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    QLD: Protesters Kicked Out Of RACQ Office

    July 10

    AAP Newswire, by Jamie McKinnell, 10 July 2015

    Queensland's peak motoring body RACQ has kicked a group of union protesters out of their Brisbane headquarters after they called for the reinstatement of a sacked tow truck driver.

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    Delivery Pressure A Heavy Load For Drivers

    July 09

    Northern Star, by Leah White, 9 July 2015

    Pressure on truck drivers to meet client deadlines may have contributed to the number of truck crashes involved in this week's spate, according to the NSW Transport Workers Union.

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    Buses Slip, Sliding Away

    July 09

    The Daily Telegraph, by Jim O'rourke, 9 July 2015

    BUS drivers fear for passenger safety because vehicles are skidding on "slippery" painted bus lanes.

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    Bus Drivers 'Forced To Push Limits On Safety'

    July 08

    Illawara Mercury, by Glen Humphries, 8 July 2015

    TRANSPORT Minister Andrew Constance's "excessive demands" are endangering the safety of bus drivers and commuters, according to an Illawarra union official.

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    Threat To QLD Airspace, QANTAS Deal Angers TWU

    July 08

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 8 July 2015

    QLD aviation workers are being attacked with a raw deal offered by Qantas in pay and conditions at the same time the Abbott Government threatens their jobs, proposing that overseas airlines compete for QLD airspace.