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    Union to Celebrate 125 Years of Work

    August 02

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY: The TWU celebrates a significant milestone, its 125th anniversary.

    Big Rigs, by Wayne Forno, TWU NSW State Secretary, 2 August 2013

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    Union hounds Hanson over 457 visa plan

    July 24

    Construction company Hanson is facing a union backlash in Queensland over its plans to bring in foreign workers on 457 visas.

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    D'Ath blasts Coalition during TWU protest against Coles

    July 18

    A federal Labor MP has blasted the Coalition over its desire to review the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT), amid another Transport Workers Union (TWU) protest against Coles.

    Brad Gardner, ATN, 18 July 2013

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    TWU President steps down

    July 12

    After more than 35 years’ involvement with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), Jim McGiveron has passed on the baton, announcing his resignation from the TWU National Presidency in May.

    Greg Bush, Owner Driver Magazine, July 2013

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    Compo Canned

    July 12

    The Queensland Government has shut out owner-drivers from accessing the workers compensation scheme, despite recommendations against doing so and warnings it will leave contractors worse off. Brad Gardner writes.

    Brad Gardner, Owner Driver Magazine, July 2013

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    TWU welcomes visa changes

    July 11

    The Transport Workers Union says its campaign to end the exploitation of foreign workers is paying off.

    Alex Sampson, The Weekly Times, 11 July 2013