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    CASH CRISIS IMMINENT AS PROSEGUR WORKERS SET TO TAKE PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

    September 12

    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 12 September 2017
     
    Prosegur workers in South Australia and the Northern Territory are set to take protected industrial action on Wednesday 13 September 2017 in order to advance their fight for fair pay and conditions in their workplace.

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    On the road to the next trucking tragedy

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 10 September 2017
     
    Mona Vale brought the trucking industry to a crossroads. Four years – and many deaths – later, the pressures that caused the carnage remain.

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    Criminal truckies should be off road, say family of victim Rian Payget-Strathdee

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 11 September 2017
     
    The family of a six-year-old killed after being shunted off the road by a truck, have called for truckies with a history of road offences to be taken off the road.

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    Low-cost freight a death trap

    September 01

    AFR Letters, 31 August 2017

     
    The Transport Workers' Union is surprised to read that Aldi is willing to enter "direct dialogue" on road safety, as reported in "Aldi accused of attacking 'free speech' in bid to censor union campaign" (August 30).

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    Win for workers: Disastrous Aerocare agreement thrown out by Fair Work

    September 01

    ACTU MEDIA RELEASE, 31 August 2017
     
    After a challenge from the Transport Workers Union the Fair Work Commission has thrown out an agreement proposed by Aerocare which slashed pay for ground workers at Australia’s airports.

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    Fair Work Commission rejects Aerocare worker agreement, union calls out 'poverty-line wages'

    September 01

    ABC News, by James Thomas, 31 August 2017
     
    The Fair Work Commission has rejected airline service provider Aerocare's enterprise agreement as unfair and unsatisfactory for its workers.