BREAKING: BIG TWU WIN FOR TIPPER OWNER DRIVERS

August 9, 2018
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TWU tip truck owner driver members wake up to some very good news today – Andrews Government to introduce minimum mandatory rates on State Government infrastructure projects. VIC/TAS Branch Secretary John Berger said the groundbreaking new rates would help protect tip truck drivers from exploitation and being forced into unsafe practices...

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...