TWU

  • News

    TWU Response To Robert Gottliebsen

    September 26

    TWU, 26 September 2016

    Kate Carnell’s report on the impact of an Order on minimum rates for truck drivers vindicates nothing apart from the sad reality that there are some who refuse to acknowledge there is a problem in the transport industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU Visits Korea To Support Protesting Truck Drivers

    September 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 September 2016 

    Transport Workers’ Union National Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine is visiting South Korea ahead of a major protest by truck drivers on Saturday.

  • News

    Trade Deals: A Case Study In Why They're Bad — Like The Korea-Australia FTA

    September 23

    Independent Australia, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 23 September 2016
     
    The TWU joins the Korean transport union protests this weekend as part of wider unrest at the South Korean government's labour reforms. TWU Secretary Tony Sheldon explains why the plight of Korean truck drivers matters to us.

  • News

    INCREASE IN ARTICULATED TRUCK CRASHES PAINTS GRIM PICTURE

    September 21

    Owner Driver, 2 September 2016

    The figures for articulated truck crashes paint a grim picture with a 6.7 per cent increase, according to Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE’s) June quarter report on heavy vehicle crashes.

  • News

    Former RSRT Member Has No Regrets

    September 20

    Owner Driver, by Steve Skinner, 19 September 2016

    Award-winning fatigue expert says RSRT or something like it is still needed.

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS & SMALL TRANSPORT FIRMS SLAM CARNELL REPORT BACKING SAFE RATES ABOLITION

    September 15

    The Government is failing to tackle the crisis in trucking, marked by suicides, bankruptcies, low pay, high workplace deaths and injuries and the employment of untrained and exploited migrant workers, drivers and small transport businesses are warning today.