TWU

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    UNIONS PUSH FOR 'THREE STRIKES' PENALTIES ON CONTRACTORS

    June 28

    The Australian, by Ewin Hannan, June 28, 2018
     
    Unions will press federal Labor to back a policy that proposes head contractors lose government contracts if they or companies in the contract supply chain breach workplace laws three times.

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    Job Security for Court Security

    June 25

    TWU WA Branch News, 6 June 2018

    In 2015 it was announced that the Western Australian State’s Court Security & Custodial Services (CS&CS) contract was being put out to re-tender. 
     

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    TRANSFER OF PRISONERS AFFECTED IN MELBOURNE AS 24-HOUR STRIKE BEGINS

    June 20

    TWU VIC/TAS BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 16 June 2018
     
    The transfer of prisoners in Melbourne will be severely cut back today as G4S employees walk off the job over cuts to penalty rates and other benefits which are impoverishing staff.

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    Unions in Unison Multifaith Iftar

    June 20

    Desi Australia, 19 June 2018
     
    Unions NSW, Transport Workers Union and South Asia Labor held its first historical Iftar at the atrium of the Trades Hall with Trades Hall itself being a heritage building.

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    BUS SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT GETS THUMBS UP FROM TWU

    June 08

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 8 June 2018

    The Transport Workers’ Union is today congratulating the Palaszczuk Labor Government on taking serious steps to address safety on public transport after listening to bus drivers across the state.

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    BREAD CARTERS STRIKE

    May 17

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA ALERT, 16 May 2017  

    Deliveries of McDonald’s burger buns and other breads will halt on Friday, due to management at Wettenhalls Transport’s continued, two-year refusal to talk with drivers about fair pay negotiations.