TWU

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Block Busy Sydney Streets, Hold Rallies Across The Country

    April 28

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 April 2016
     
    Truck drivers have blocked a major junction in Sydney CBD as others held rallies around Australia to protest the Federal Government’s opposition to the crisis in trucking.

  • News

    Over 200 Transport Workers Block Road In Sydney CBD Over Malcolm Turnbull’s Opposition To Safe Rates For Truck Drivers

    April 28

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 28 April 2016
     
    More than 200 transport workers have taken to the streets in Sydney today to protest Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to put the interests of his big business donors like Coles[i] ahead of the safety of transport workers and everyone on our roads.

  • News

    Office Supply Giant Staples Sacks 45 Sydney Based Owner Drivers By SMS

    April 26

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 26 April 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has branded American office supplies giant Staples heartless for sacking 45 owner driver truck drivers by SMS in an ongoing dispute about low rates of pay for home deliveries and intimidation by management.

  • Media Release

    More Deaths In Truck Crashes As Government Abolishes Safe Rates

    April 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 April 2016
     
    Two people have been killed in Tasmania and a young truck driver died in NSW just days after the Government abolished a system for examining safety in transport.

  • Media Release

    'Turnbull's Taken The Wrong Road': Truckie

    April 22

    Illawarra Mercury, by Andrew Pearson, 22 April 2016
     
    “In my lifetime I’ve seen some real tragedies because of poor rates of pay and faulty trucks.”

  • Video

    RN: Family Members Vow to Fight the Abolition of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal

    April 21

    (ABC RN Breakfast, 21 Apr 2016) Relatives of the truck crash victims, along with unions, truck drivers and road safety experts are vowing to keep up the fight for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal abolished by the government.