TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH CONCERNS

February 28, 2018
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ALDI’s low cost contracts are so low they are putting a financial squeeze on transport operators, forcing them to cut corners on safety. ALDI must stop the race to the bottom to save lives on our roads. Truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have protested...

DEMANDING RIGHTS FOR ON-DEMAND WORKERS

February 23, 2018
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We already know the on-demand economy is ripping off workers, now a new report finds this trend towards non-standard or precarious work is the biggest threat to quality transport jobs. Take a stand for your job and all future transport workers and join the TWU’s campaign for rights for on-demand...

TIPPER INDUSTRY UPDATE: WHEELS IN MOTION

February 19, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) happily reports that major progress has been made towards the introduction of safe rates in the tip-truck industry after the Transport Industry Council, of which the TWU is a member, last week endorsed a minimum rate for tip-truck Owner Drivers. These rates have now been sent...