Articles for "Month: December 2016"

July 15, 2017
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CEMENTING SAFE RATE PLANS

Some of our Boral owner driver members recently met at TWU HQ to discuss a range of issues. These members work extremely hard on the road, and it is inspiring that they find the time and energy to apply that same work ethic after hours in fighting for better conditions...
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July 13, 2017
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TIPPING POINT – BIG TWU SAFE RATES WIN

The State Government has finally commenced developing a Code of Conduct for the tipper industry following years of lobbying by the TWU and rank-and-file members. Industrial Relations Victoria recently contacted all Plant Hire companies and requested they participate in negotiations with the TWU on what the new Code may look...
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July 12, 2017
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STARTRACK REPORT BACK

ATT ALL STARTRACK MEMBERS: Negotiations for your EBA have kicked-off. A special video message from your member-led negotiating team at StarTrack can be viewed here.    
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July 12, 2017
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Over winter already? Take a chill pill, these dedicated members work in -18 C every day.

The first job for many members this morning would have been removing ice from the windscreen before heading off to the day job. That’s winter in southern Australia. But TWU members who work in refrigeration rug up 365 days a year and work in -18 degree temperatures to ensure your...
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July 7, 2017
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BIG TWU WIN: BUS VOICE-OVER TECHNOLOGY

TWU-Bus has spent a number of years, as members would be aware, campaigning for increased driver security. One of the problem areas has been dispute and/ or conflict regarding fare evasion and touching on. TWU-Bus has proposed for some time that the ticketing obligation should be removed from drivers by installing...
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July 6, 2017
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Parmalat EBA Negotiations – Update

Over recent months your member-led negotiating team have been fighting for a new agreement to take all members into the future. Our claim to the company has rrequested for a strong and fair agreement for all workers through good jobs, strong conditions and workplace reform. As part of negotiations the...
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July 4, 2017
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Here are the businesses protecting penalty rates

Australians want to back businesses that back their workers. Penalty rates are vital to family budgets for the lowest-paid workers in fast food, hospitality, retail stores and pharmacies. By supporting these businesses, you’re making sure your money goes to fair wages.
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June 30, 2017
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MSS EBA

MSS have failed in their attempt to get their Agreement up. Now MSS are trying again but don’t be fooled into thinking that it’s a good deal for you. It is not a good deal for you –  click on the link below to see why. MSS SECURITY NOTICE 29...
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June 28, 2017
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QANTAS EMPLOYEES WIN FIGHT OVER PAY DOWNGRADE

Qantas employees have won a battle with the wealthy airline after it began paying them less to work the same job. Staff at Q Catering challenged Qantas in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) after it abolished a higher role classification, paying them hundreds of dollars less each week while they...
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