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    BREAD CARTERS STRIKE

    May 17

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA ALERT, 16 May 2017  

    Deliveries of McDonald’s burger buns and other breads will halt on Friday, due to management at Wettenhalls Transport’s continued, two-year refusal to talk with drivers about fair pay negotiations.

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    9 News: Bus Security Screens

    May 07

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    TRUCK CRASH ON STURT HIGHWAY HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS IN TRANSPORT

    May 01

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 1 May 2018
     
    An incident in which a truck driver was killed and another man was left critically injured highlights road transport as Australia’s deadliest job, Ian Smith, TWU SA/NT Branch Secretary has said.

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    Foodora Leaked Emails Warn Business Vulnerable Over 'Sham' Contracts

    April 30

    AFR, by David Marin-Guzman, 29 April 2018
     
    Leaked emails from Foodora management reveal internal concerns that the food delivery platform is engaging riders on sham contracts and is exposed to legal action that could have a "devastating", domino-like effect on the business.

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    INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPANY EMBRACING CHANGE, SIGNS INDUSTRY LEADING AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL UNION FEDERATION

    April 26

    International Transport Workers Federation, 25 April 2018
     
    Toll Group has underlined its strong commitment to ensuring safe and fair working standards for all its employees across its 1,200 sites in 50 countries, by signing a unique agreement with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its affiliated unions.

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    HNA scraps planned IPO for Switzerland’s Gategroup - Blow to indebted Chinese conglomerate’s efforts to strengthen its finances

    April 24

    Financial Times, by Ralph Atkins in Zurich, Robert Smith in London and Lucy Hornby in Beijing, 27 March 2018

    Chinese conglomerate HNA’s efforts to strengthen its finances have been dealt a blow with the collapse of plans to raise up to SFr1.3bn ($1.37bn) by listing Gategroup, the Swiss airline catering business it acquired less than two years ago.