TWU STALWART KEN GRIFFIN RETIRES AS TOLL DELEGATE

March 5, 2018
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The much-respected Ken Griffin has spent over 40 years – his entire working life – behind the wheel and has been a TWU member since 1976. He was a successful TWU Delegate at various companies over the years and we were genuinely sad when Ken announced he would be retiring...

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...

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...