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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

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    Time to Even Out the Industry: Waste Workers Doing Same Job, Paid Differently

    February 19

    The Transport Workers’ Union will hold a transport workers barbeque outside VISY in Carrara today (19.02.2014) in a chance to help drivers identify disparities in wages and conditions.
     
    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 19 Feb 2014

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    Truckie's Death Prompts Campaign to Ensure Drivers Equipped with Emergency Supplies

    February 05


    Three years after the death of a truck driver in the Goldfields, WorkSafe is running a campaign to try to prevent similar tragedies.

    ABC News, by Erin Parke, 4 Feb 2014

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    Truck Boss to Face Court

    February 05


    The director of a Tully trucking company, who allegedly told drivers to “smoke it up” when he wanted them to reach destinations faster, is among four senior staff who have been charged over transport regulation breaches.
     
    Cairns Post, by Grace Uhr, 5 Feb 2014

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    Griffith's Terri Butler Stands up for Safe Rates and Safe Roads

    January 23

    Griffith by-election Labor candidate Terri Butler stood up for motorists, truckies and their families this morning when she took her pledge to save the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal for a safer and fairer road transport industry.
     
    TWU QLD MEIDA RELEASE, 23 January 2014

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    Cobham Members Stand up to Condition Cuts

    January 20

    In a move to cut costs, Cobham management decided certain meal allowances for inflight members were no longer necessary, despite being an item of their enterprise agreement.
     
    TWU QLD NEWS, 20 January 2014