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  • Video

    CH9 Mel: Increased Risk to Bus Driver Safety

    October 21

    (CH9 Melbourne, 20 Oct 2016) Victorian bus drivers are facing an increased risk to their safety, as Transport Safety Victoria figures show there have been 16 attacks on them this year. The Transport Workers' Union want full screens installed on buses to protect drivers, as well as drivers not having to confront unruly passengers.

  • News

    Union Demise Fuels Trump-Style Hate

    October 21

    Daily Telegraph, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 21 Oct 2016
     
    The world is rightly terrified at the prospect of Donald Trump being elected US president next month. But Trump's rise is not the only worrying sign that disaffection is rife among electorates across the world. Populist politics has gained a foothold in the UK, France, the Philippines and elsewhere. Australia has not escaped this phenomenon.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS AT HIGH RISK OF DEATH, SAFE WORK REPORT SHOWS

    October 17

    The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the Government to urgently address workplace deaths among transport workers after a new Safe Work Australia report shows that almost one out of every four workers killed in the last 13 years was a transport worker.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands New ATA Head Represent Entire Industry

    October 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 October 2016
     
    The new chief executive of the Australian Trucking Association must represent all industry, including drivers, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    Trucking Boss Jailed For Driver's Death

    October 12

    By AAP, 11 October 2016
     
    An Adelaide trucking company boss has been jailed for at least seven and a half years after one of his drivers died because of faulty truck brakes.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union Condemns Attacks And Arrests Of Striking Korean Truck Drivers

    October 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 October 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea.