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The Transport Workers Union has today welcomed new regulations outlined in the Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy (PBLIS), saying paying drivers for time they spend waiting at the stevedore is a huge step forward for fairness and safety in the industry.
An NRMA report stating that the 300 deaths annually in the road transport industry cost the economy $2 billion each year should serve as a warning to business and the community that industry-wide change was urgent.
Responding to British Airways Management’s attempts to unilaterally impose massive cuts on cabin crew staff terms and conditions, (including a 25% reduction in crew numbers) thousands of BA Cabin Crew members have been working with their union Unite to reach a reasonable outcome of the companies demands. (sound familiar?)
The Transport Workers Union today welcomed the Federal Government’s Counter Terrorism Whitepaper, saying corporate Australia also needed to heed international warnings and strengthen security.
The Transport Workers Union of Australia (TWU) will today appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) inquiry into organized crime.
The Transport Workers Union yesterday filed an application for a general protections dispute with Fair Work Australia that seeks to reverse a recent decision by Qantas to bar all women from 47 new permanent positions created at Sydney Airport.