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    Waste Workers Leave Clear Message For Ryde Council – Don’t Trash Our Jobs

    April 10

    Ryde Council waste workers left a clear message for the Mayor of Ryde and the City Councillors today 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.
     
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2015

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    COR Reform Could See More Links Added

    April 09

    Reform could see the approach go down the path of work health and safety provisions.
     
    ATN, 8 April 2015

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    Labor Ignores Trade Unions And Working Families At Its Peril

    April 08

    There is a danger in politics in being all things to all people and ending up representing nothing. The Labor Party results in NSW reflect a party that fought their opponents on their terms instead of reclaiming what matters to working families and small businesses.
     
    SMH, by Tony Sheldon, 2 April 2015

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    Obama Seeks Power To Mandate Paid Waiting Times

    April 08

    Proposal will allow the US Government to order trucking companies to pay drivers for waiting time.
     
    ATN, 7 April 2015

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    What Happens When There Is No Work For That Extra Truck?

    April 02

    Owner-drivers often call for advice about problems with a variation to an existing arrangement between them and a hirer.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015

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    Truckies Death Renews Call....

    April 01

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for the mandatory provision, to all workers travelling to remote areas, of a satellite phone and emergency positioning beacon.

    TWU WA BRANCH NEWS, 31 March 2015