TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands New ATA Head Represent Entire Industry

    October 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 October 2016
     
    The new chief executive of the Australian Trucking Association must represent all industry, including drivers, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    Trucking Boss Jailed For Driver's Death

    October 12

    By AAP, 11 October 2016
     
    An Adelaide trucking company boss has been jailed for at least seven and a half years after one of his drivers died because of faulty truck brakes.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union Condemns Attacks And Arrests Of Striking Korean Truck Drivers

    October 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 October 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea.

  • Media Release

    Activists Protest At South Korean Consulate Over Worker Abuses

    October 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 7 October 2016
     
    Activists from 10 trade unions protested today outside the South Korean consulate in Sydney over the Seoul government’s violent attacks and repressive laws against workers, and the jailing of union leaders.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR URGENT SOLUTION TO CRISIS IN TRUCKING FOLLOWING HORROR CRASH

    October 06

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s west highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Reports suggest two heavy vehicles crashed head on this afternoon in Erskine Park, according to police. Two people, believed to be the drivers, died at the scene.

  • News

    Truck Union Wins Ruling But Fight Not Over

    October 06

    The Daily Examiner, by Chris Calcino, 6 October 2016
     
    The union representing many truckies is claiming victory after industry lobby group NatRoad's effort to gain exemption from setting minimum pay rates for owner-drivers was rejected.