TWU

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    Andrews Government to Introduce Mandatory Minimum Rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers

    August 10

    Herald Sun, by Kieran Rooney, 10 August 2018
     
    TIP truck owner-drivers have won a potential windfall of more than $15 an hour on government projects under new minimum rates to be introduced by the Andrews Government.

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    VIDEO: The Women Driving Australia

    August 03

    SBS THE FEED, 2 August 2018

    The Transport Workers Union has labelled truck driving ‘Australia’s deadliest job.’ It’s also one of the most male-dominated. There’s a small group of women behind the big rigs making it their mission to breathe new life into the industry they love. Check out their stories here:

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    VIDEO: Truck Drivers Unfairly Targeted

    July 26

    Truck driver Frank Black is angry that truck drivers are unfairly targeted, meanwhile there's no scrutiny of wealthy retailers and manufacturers who are putting pressures on drivers. Watch this video on Frank's case:

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    TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

    July 26

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 26 July 2018
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period.

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    URGENT NEED FOR REGULATION OF FOOD DELIVERY COMPANIES AFTRE THREATENEING EMAIL BY DELIVEROO REVEALED

    July 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 July 18 2018
     
    The TWU has again called for the Federal Government to regulate food delivery companies after Deliveroo sent a threatening email to riders stating they would lose their jobs if they did not send in their contracts or sign a new one.

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    TV Reports: TWU National Truck Convoys

    July 16

    Over 300 truck drivers, their families and supporters protested in all major capitals to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is killing hundreds of people on our roads every year. The followings are the TV reports highlighting the TWU truck convoys across the country: