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    Central Coast Waste Strike

    June 02

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has said that industrial action by Central Coast waste workers was a last resort forced on them by the refusal of the new super Council Administrator to agree to safeguard their jobs in the upcoming tender process.

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    Police Blitz Shows Serious Problems In Trucking While Federal Government Fails

    June 02

    TWU SA/NT MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016

    A police blitz which found 600 defective trucks has highlighted the crisis in trucking and the Federal Government’s failings after it abolished a road safety tribunal which was addressing the problems.

  • Video

    Malcolm Turnbull Exposed

    June 01

    Malcolm Turnbull said in a live debate that 50,000 truck drivers were put out of business because of a Safe Rates Order. This simply didn't happen. But what did happen is that requirements for drivers to be paid within 30 days, protection for drivers raising safety concerns and safe driving plans were scrapped along with safe minimum rates. Think Mr Turnbull understands truckies? Think again. Authorised by Tony Sheldon, TWU National Secretary, 388-390 Sussex St, Sydney, NSW 2000

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    AIRPORT SAFETY & SECURITY AT RISK BECAUSE OF POOR WORKING CONDITIONS, REPORT SHOWS

    May 31

    TWU Media Release May 31, 2016

    Australian airport employees will this week join workers across the world to protest low wages and insecure work as a report shows poor working conditions are affecting safety and security in air transport.

     

  • News

    TURNBULL LIES ON TRUCKIE ISSUE DURING DEBATE

    May 30

    TWU Media Release May 30, 2016

    Malcolm Turnbull has lied during a live televised debate with Bill Shorten saying “50,000 owner drivers went out of business” because of a Safe Rates Order which was in operation for just two weeks.

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    Truckies Tell Us What It's Like Driving In Victoria

    May 28

    Herald Sun, by Patrick Carlyon, 28 May 2016
     
    The melbourne skyline is lost to the hazy grey of the early winter. Visibility amounts to the blur and smudge of tail-lights ahead.