MURRAY GOULBURN JOB LOSSES: TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION STATEMENT

October 11, 2017
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The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) is aware of a Murray Goulburn Co-operative Limited announcement that it intends to terminate up to 60 tanker operator roles. The TWU, which represents a large percentage of Murray Goulburn tanker drivers, is awaiting official confirmation of this decision from the company, including finer details in...

ONE-IN-FIVE TRUCK DRIVERS REPORT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

October 9, 2017
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World Mental Health Day is a reminder for us all that a recent TWU survey found over one in five truck drivers have said they experienced mental health problems. That is why the TWU is helping tackle mental health issues across the transport industry with a partnership with Beyond Blue and...

BUNCH OF SHOW OFFS!

October 5, 2017
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Most Australians would agree that too many public holidays are barely enough and know to call the union if an employer is trying to force them to work a public holiday.  And so it was for TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) members working for Toll Tasmania out of its Burnie and Devonport depots who raised concerns a while back about a long-standing company policy of rostering them to work on the local...