August 13, 2017
The State Government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers across all government infrastructure projects. The move – announced by Premier Daniel Andrews at the 2017 TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Delegates Conference – shoud put an end to dodgy plant hirers operating on the often below parity...

TWU Wage Theft Push Gathers Momentum

July 30, 2017
The Labor Party in NSW & ACT at state conferences has committed to introducing jail terms for employers who refuse to pay correct wages and super to their staff. Motions by the Transport Workers’ Union were backed unanimously and follow a series of scandals involving underpayment of workers. The move...

Member Reminder – Payment for Training

June 8, 2017
  If you are an existing employee and your employer requires you to attend training – you should be paid. This applies to update training, training in new methods, technologies or work. In Australia we don’t work for free and, in Victoria, transport workers have the TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) to...