NEWS & MEDIA

Transport Workers’ Union Condemns Attacks And Arrests Of Striking Korean Truck Drivers

11 Oct 2016

The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea. Read More »

TWU Calls For Urgent Solution To Crisis In Trucking Following Horror Crash

7 Oct 2016

Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s west highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Read More »

Truck Union Wins Ruling But Fight Not Over

6 Oct 2016

The union representing many truckies is claiming victory after industry lobby group NatRoad’s effort to gain exemption from setting minimum pay rates for owner-drivers was rejected. Read More »

TWU Welcomes Dismissal Of Industry Lobby Group Application To Pay Drivers Less

4 Oct 2016

Truck drivers are celebrating a major win over industry lobby group NatRoad in its bid to pay them less by seeking an exemption from rules in NSW setting minimum pay rates. Read More »

ATA And NatRoad Are In Denial: TWU

30 Sep 2016

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says the Australian Trucking Association (ATA’s) contract checklist does not address the issues facing the transport sector. Read More »

Australian Trucking Association Checklist Will Not Address Problems In Transport

29 Sep 2016

The Australian Trucking Association’s checklist for members facing troublesome contracts does little to address the problems the association has itself created, the Transport Workers’ Union has said. Read More »

Trade Deals: A Case Study In Why They’re Bad — Like The Korea-Australia FTA

23 Sep 2016

The TWU joins the Korean transport union protests this weekend as part of wider unrest at the South Korean government’s labour reforms. TWU Secretary Tony Sheldon explains why the plight of Korean truck drivers matters to us. Read More »

TWU Response To Robert Gottliebsen

23 Sep 2016

Kate Carnell’s report on the impact of an Order on minimum rates for truck drivers vindicates nothing apart from the sad reality that there are some who refuse to acknowledge there is a problem in the transport industry. Read More »

TWU Visits Korea To Support Protesting Truck Drivers

23 Sep 2016

Transport Workers’ Union National Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine is visiting South Korea ahead of a major protest by truck drivers on Saturday. Read More »

Former RSRT Member Has No Regrets

20 Sep 2016

Award-winning fatigue expert Prof Ann Williamson says RSRT or something like it is still needed. She says the link between low rates and safety is undeniable, based on several peer-reviewed studies. She says there was a lot of misinformation going on at the time of the RSRT’s demise, as well as a lack of information. Read More »

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