• News

    Trucking Ranks High For Cardiovascular Disease And Cancer Compo Claims

    July 09

    Truck driving has one of the highest rates of compensation claims for cardiovascular disease and occupational cancers.

    ATN, by Brad Gardner, 9 July 2014

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    Union Lobbyists Kick Up Stick In Jimboomba

    July 09

    Union lobbyists kicked up a stink in Jimboomba on Wednesday over the low pay rates of some rubbish truck drivers.

    Jimboomba Times, by Natalie Hart, 9 July 2014

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    Eric Abetz Admits Error in Tony Sheldon Claims

    July 02

    Employment Minister Eric Abetz has conceded he wrongly claimed union leader Tony Sheldon had admitted using members’ funds to bankroll a Health Services Union election.

    The Australian, by Ewin Hannan, 2 July 2014

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    Truckies Lash Out At Safety

    June 27

    A group representing female truck drivers in WA's north believe poor training standards and inexperienced overseas drivers are proving increasingly dangerous on country roads.
    The West Australian, by Sam Tomlin, 27 June 2014

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    Union Says Garbos' Work Conditions Are 'Rubbish'

    June 12

    Forced to stand in a waste pit, blowing a whistle to distract birds, is a quick way to get an employee to want to leave.
    Daily Mercury, 12 June 2014

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    June 10

    The Transport Workers’ Union will target JJ Richards & Sons in Mackay, QLD tomorrow morning to discuss issues and workplace conditions with members.

    WHEN: 09:30am, Wednesday 11 June 2014
    WHERE: JJ Richards & Sons, 21 Michelmore St, Paget