TWU SAFE RATES CONVOY DIRECTED AT LAWMAKERS

July 15, 2018
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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. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger was part of Melbourne’s convoy over the...

184 KILLED IN 163 FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING HEAVY VEHICLES IN JUST 12 MONTHS, INQUIRY TOLD

July 13, 2018
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Truckie John Waltis is sick of burying his mates. Over the years, the veteran truck driver has been to the funerals of more than 50 of his colleagues within the industry — which is the deadliest in Australia.  Speaking at the Transport Workers Union (TWU) press conference ahead of the...

BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS

July 4, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) welcomes Andrews Government plans to introduce compliance and enforcement mechanisms to protect owner drivers and forestry contractors from predatory employers.   Listen to Branch Secretary John Berger discuss the proposed changes with ABC Melbourne Mornings presenter Jon Faine – The proposed legislative changes to the Owner Driver...