ATT : IMPORTANT TRUCKIE’S ATO MEAL ALLOWANCE UPDATE – HELP DETERMINE A FAIR & SAFE RATE

September 29, 2017
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As you would be aware, the TWU has been in discussions with the ATO since it issued a determination on July 3 reducing by 43-per-cent the amount a truck driver can claim for travel expenses without substantiation. The 2017/18 tax claim change has the potential of heaping more pressure on drivers...

TOLL AGREEMENT SIGNED OFF – CONGRATULATIONS ALL

September 26, 2017
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Following months of tough negotiations and agreed workplace consultations, the TWU Toll Negotiating Committee and Toll have reached an agreement endorsed resoundingly by members in yards across Australia. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Assistant Secretary Chris Fennell, who was on the negotiating committee, congratulated members who, through solidarity and unity, maintained pressure...

MEDIA EXPOSE OF THE SORRY STATE OF THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY – ON THE ROAD TO THE NEXT TRUCKING TRAGEDY

September 12, 2017
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Employment Michaelia Cash must respond to media reports concerning the crisis in the trucking industry and be brought to task over the role they have played in making our roads more dangerous for everyday Australians. The explosive revelations in today’s media –  such as testimony...