TWU

  • News

    Anti-RSRT Arguments Sickening

    June 16

    AFR, by Tony Sheldon, 16 June 2016
     
    Arguments against a solution to the high death toll in trucking ring hollow, as two letters to your newspaper show. To say there is no need for a solution since the 2548 people killed over a 10-year period is a reduction on the previous 10 years is sickening.

  • News

    Blatant Agendas

    June 16

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 1 June 2016
     
    Despite certain road transport associations claiming to exist for the betterment of the industry, their motives are clearly to keep rates at dangerously low levels, Tony Sheldon writes.

  • News

    Safe Rates For The Whole Transport Industry

    June 16

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Acting State Secretary Richard Olsen, 16 June 2016
     
    SAFE Rates is our fight to make sure big businesses pay what it costs to transport their freight safely so that every transport worker, whether they are an owner driver or an employee, is paid fairly for all of the work they do – every hour, every kilometre and every cost.

  • Media Release

    Two Drivers Killed In Horror Crash; TWU Calls On Government To Support Solution To Crisis

    June 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 June 2016
     
    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in NSW highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Video

    CH9: Calls for Minimum Pay to Be Re instated

    June 10

    (CH9 Adelaide, 9 June 2016) Relatives of a man killed in a crash have protested at a trucking industry forum. The Transport Workers Union wants a minimum pay rate brought back, saying it would prevent fatigue and improve vehicle safety.

  • Video

    Vote to Make Our Road Safer

    June 10

    In the last 10 years more than 2500 Australians have died in accidents involving trucks. Safe Rates make our road safer. But the Liberals are opposed to Safe Rates. Vote to make our road safer. Put the Liberals last. Join the campaign to support Safe Rates.