NEWS & MEDIA
WA’s Transport Workers Union is warning of what it calls a dangerous culture of over-the-counter stimulant use and drivers being forced to skip mandatory rest breaks in the state. Read More »
Transport workers and activists will hold co-ordinated protests around the country today over transport operator, Northline, which is spear-heading a race to the bottom in the industry through poor wages and conditions. Read More »
We have had a win for owner drivers, with the Transport Workers Union and many industry and business groups working together to finalise an agreement on the General Carriers Contract Determination, which has been approved by the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission. Read More »
Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s south highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.
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Owner drivers got a boost today as the NSW Industrial Relations Commission backed and expanded a system which ensures them full cost recovery for their work.
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The Transport Workers’ Union has joined protests around the country today to highlight changes the Federal Government has brought in which have increased dangers for truck drivers and the travelling public.
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Angry tip truckers drove circles around Victoria’s Parliament House this morning to deliver a blunt message to Spring St: dangerously low industry load-based incentives are compromising safety for all road users. Read More »
Truck drivers will today tell the Fair Work Commission how transport employers pay them little or nothing to make deliveries and force them to falsify work diaries so they can drive trucks for longer. Read More »
The Transport Workers’ Union has called on industry to come on board with a solution to the crisis in trucking, which saw grandfather Steve Eberhard killed last year after he was hit by a truck. Read More »
We are in a unique political age, an age where the political marketing is “jobs and growth”. The reality is that while big business and the politicians, who claim to represent us, are ramming their sales pitch down our throats, workers in the transport industry are under attack more than ever before. Read More »