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    TWU Demonstration Against Uber Over Safety And Unfair Competition

    April 21

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on state governments across Australia to take action against Uber over safety fears for the public and unfair competition for taxi drivers.
     
    TWU Media Release, 21 April 2015

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    Ryde Council Backs TWU Waste Workers After SITA Tender Blunder

    April 16

    TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird congratulated Ryde Councillors on sticking up for local waste workers after they unanimously passed a resolution last night to reaffirm that any tender with a waste service provider be on the basis of no substantial changes to the working arrangements of employees.
     
    TWU NSW NEWS, 15 April 2015

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    Aldi Wants To Reintroduce Serfdom For Its Workers, Says Union

    April 15

    Labor Party national vice-president Tony Sheldon has accused German discount grocery chain Aldi of wanting to treat its workers like serfs.
     
    By Ewin Hannan, 15 April 2015

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    Union Rally To Show Support For The Taxi Industry

    April 14

    Perth taxi drivers are urged to join a rally on April 21 to protest the illegal Uber service. TWU calls on the WA Government to take action to protect the taxi industry and the passenger safety.

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    Waste Workers Leave Clear Message - Don't Trash Our Jobs

    April 14

    Ryde Council waste workers left a clear message for the Mayor of Ryde and the City Councillors by dumping a truckload of rubbish on the council offices' doorstep in protest at their plans to sack local Garbos and re-engage them on less favourable terms as independent contractors.
     
    Big Rigs, 13 April 2015

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    HIGH-FLYING TRUCKIES ON A HIGHWAY TO HELL

    April 10


    Veteran truck driver John Waltis shares his story about why truckies are putting themselves and other road users at risk by using drugs on the road.