TWU

  • News

    Take on Those Who Think It's Okay to Trash Drivers

    February 08

    Big Rigs, by RICHARD OLSEN, TWU NSW State Secretary, 7 February 2019
     
    TRANSPORT workers need to rise up and stare down those who oppose the lifting of standards across our industry.

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    It's Time for Action on Highway Safety

    January 29

    Big Rigs, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Transport, 28 Jan 2019
     
    Motorists know the feeling: you are driving along the highway at the speed limit when a semi-trailer appears and begins tail-gating your vehicle.

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    MAJOR WIN FOR AIRPORT WORKERS AS FEDERAL COURT THROWS OUT CASE ON SPLIT SHIFTS

    January 25

    Airport workers have achieved a major win with the Federal Court rejecting an application to keep thousands of baggage handlers, cleaners and ticketing staff on low-paid, grueling work schedules by scandal-ridden Aerocare, now owned by Swissport.

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    TWU: Positive Year Ahead

    January 18

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Michael Kaine, 17 January 2019
     
    Rising pressure will bring accountability to bear on wealthy clients’ damaging effects on the industry. The TWU's Michael Kaine writes.

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    POTENTIAL DISRUPTION AT ADELAIDE AIRPORT IF RATES & CONDITIONS FOR SECURITY STAFF ARE SLASHED

    January 15

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 15 January 2018
     
    Adelaide Airport could see disruption to passenger travel in the coming weeks if rates and conditions of security workers are slashed following a change of contractor. The TWU is warning the potential downgrading of pay and conditions of security staff will result in safety and security risks at the airport.

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    Urgent Action Is Needed to Address Truckies' Health

    January 11

    Big Rigs, 11 January 2019
     
    The TWU is calling for urgent action following the publication of a Monash University study showing high numbers of truck drivers accessing medical treatment, but that many are delaying help, in particular for mental health problems.