TWU

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    24 hour bus stoppage postponed

    September 04

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 4 September 2016

    Looks like the reality of the situation and common sense is finally starting to sink in with Busways management.

  • News

    Race to the Bottom

    September 01

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, September 2016
     
    NatRoad is seeking to bend the general carriers contract rules in NSW by exempting its members, who in turn will exploit drivers they employ. Tony Sheldon writes.

  • News

    New independent poll paints disturbing picture of youth employment

    August 30

    AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS MEDIA RELEASE - 30 August 2016

    A new independent poll shows that many young Australians are struggling at work and urgently need support.