TWU

  • 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.

  • Media Release

    TWU Election Advert To Highlight Coalition Opposition To Road Safety

    June 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 June 2016
     
    An advert is to be broadcast highlighting the horrific effects of the Government’s opposition to a system of safe rates for truck drivers, which would cut the number of deaths in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    Small Business Ombudsman Refuses To Hear Testimony From Drivers On Need For Safe Rates

    June 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 June 2016
     
    Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell has refused to hear evidence from owner drivers about how a system of safe minimum rates would make their jobs safer and more sustainable.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union Supports Farmers' Call For Price Support & Assistance

    May 25

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 25 May 2016
      
    The Transport Workers’ Union is supporting farmers’ demands for price support and financial assistance as they struggle with low milk prices.

  • Media Release

    Seven Die In Truck Crashes In One Week As Federal Government Fails On Road Safety

    May 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 May 2016
     
    Seven people have died in truck crashes across Australia in the last week, including two people in a Queensland crash this morning, highlighting the urgent need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Media Release

    How Will Robots And Uber Change Our Lives? Special Taskforce Needed To Investigate Impact On Jobs, Workplace Rights

    May 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 May 2016
     
    The Transport Workers Union will today call on the next Australian Government to urgently convene a special taskforce into the impact of the so-called “sharing economy” and automation on jobs and workplace rights.