TWU

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    RACQ Sacks Hero Tow Truck Driver Who Saves Life

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2015

    The Transport Workers Union of QLD commended a tow truck driver for his heroic actions and initiative saving a wheelchair bound driver from a life threatening breakdown on the M1. The RACQ disagrees: they have sacked him.

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    Threat To Local Jobs Angers TWU: Cairns Airport Rally Against Deregulation

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is outraged at the refusal of Cairns Airport Authority to back local aviation workers, whose jobs are under threat by the Abbott Government’s proposal to deregulate aviation north of the line of Capricorn.

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    Reform The Entire Taxi Industry In NSW-Including Uber

    June 30

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has said that the NSW Government must act to reform the entire taxi system and put fairness, safety and community standards at the heart of what has long been a deeply dysfunctional industry.

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    State Government Must Review Tip Truck Industry After Third Fatal Crash On NSW Roads In June

    June 26

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 26 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has called for an urgent review of tip truck industry safety and regulation after the third fatal crash involving a tip truck on NSW roads this month.

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    Tributes For Father-Of-Three Killed In Henderson Loader Ramp Accident

    June 20

    Perth Now, by Trevor Paddenburg, 20 June 2015

    THE family and friends of Clayton Thomas, who was crushed to death by the loader ramp of his vehicle, have paid tribute to an amazing “father, husband and friend”.

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    Drivers Put a Stop to Loading Zone Lunacy

    June 19

    TWU NSW News, 19 June 2015
     
    Delivery drivers that use the Sydney CBD have been celebrating a big win recently after a TWU campaign forced the State Government to backflip on a plan to rip out almost 100 loading zones in the CBD.