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    ACT Garbage Collectors to Go on Strike

    April 16

    Canberra garbage collectors will go on strike on Wednesday and Thursday next week, in response to what they say are stalled negotiations with Sita Australia.

    Canberra Times, by Ben Westcott, 17 April 2014

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    Blanket One-Metre Cycling Rule Not the Answer

    April 07

    The introduction of the one-metre cyclist rule, which starts today, is not a one-stop solution to long-term road safety, the Transport Workers’ Union says.
     
    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 7 April 2014

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    Queensland Health to Sack a Hundred from Children's Ward

    April 04

    Over 100 children’s ward support staff will be sacked when the Royal Children’s Hospital at Herston moves to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in South Brisbane this November.

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2014

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    Truck Company Audit over Unpaid Super Claim

    March 31

    The Transport Workers Union will conduct an audit of Illawarra trucking company Kosseris Bulkhaul, amid claims it failed to pay superannuation to one of its workers.

    Illawarra Mercury, by Dominic Geiger, 31 March 2014

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    TWU Calls for Immediate Safety Audit of Tragic Waste Facility Drowning Site

    March 25

    The Transport Workers Union of NSW has called on the O'Farrell Government to conduct an urgent safety assessment of the entire Lucas Heights Waste Management and Recycling facility where a man drowned yesterday, to determine if it's safe for the man's colleagues to return to work.

    TWU NSW News, 25 March 2014

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    Beware Tony’s ‘WorkChoices2’

    February 21

    Before the last federal election Tony Abbott promised repeatedly about any possible reintroduction of the WorkChoices legislation, "...it's dead, it's buried, it's cremated now and forever".
     
    Big Rigs, by Wayne Forno, 21 Feb 2014