TWU

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    Arkwood Case Prompts TWU Warning On Underpayments

    July 01

    The Transport Workers Union is eyeing off a significant wage claim against a waste transporter after it was revealed the company paid its truck drivers under the wrong employment Award.

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    Letter to the Sydney Morning Herald

    June 26

    National Secretary Tony Sheldon wrote to the Sydney Morning Herald recently to correct some of the facts in a recent article, "Qantas- who ran down the roo?"

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    Safes Rates Questions Answered

    June 22

    After the first of July, a national system of Safe Rates will become a reality.
    The Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 is expected to improve the conditions of truck drivers.
    In this column Wayne Forno, TWU New South Wales Branch Secretary, answers a number of frequently asked questions about Safe Rates.

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    Forno pushes crackdown as 1st Fleet employee losses top $4m

    June 21

    The head of the NSW trucking union is pushing for a crackdown on companies that fall behind on superannuation payments, as employee losses from the demise of 1st Fleet top $4 million.

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    NZ Union Wants Safe Rates

    June 19

    A New Zealand union representing transport workers says the country needs to follow Australia’s lead in passing safe rates legislation to protect truck drivers.

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    Sky News Morning Agenda

    June 18

    Kelvin Thomson, Federal Labor Member for Wills, defending the Fair Work Act and the right of union members to take protected industrial action on Sky News Morning Agenda.