TWU

  • News

    TWU Calls For CoR Changes As Mona Vale Driver Trial Opens

    February 04

    Big Rigs, 4 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers' Union is calling for more accountability of transport operators and companies which hire them, as the trial for a truck driver facing charges relating to the deaths of two people in Mona Vale in 2013 opens.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Crisis in Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 February 2016 

    A horrific crash north of Williams, WA which saw a woman tragically killed highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    Justice for Toll Workers in U.S.

    February 03

  • News

    Tow Truck Driver Held up in Roadside Horror

    February 03

    The Courier, by Olivia Shying, 2 February 2016
     
    A tow truck driver was allegedly confronted by an armed robber who threatened him and demanded cash on a major highway.

  • News

    Media Campaign Pays Off For Garbage Truck Operators

    February 02

    Coast Community News, 1 February 2016
     
    Gosford’s garbage truck operators have said they are thankful that the city’s mayor, Cr Lawrie McKinna has agreed to meet their representatives to discuss employment conditions they want included in the council’s next waste services tender.

  • News

    Cashless Bus Call

    February 01

    Adelaide Advertiser, 1 February 2016
     
    Assaults against two bus drivers and a ticket inspector last week have sparked union calls for Adelaide Metro buses to become cashless.