Workers’ power on Melbourne’s buses – State Secretary visits depots

February 22, 2017
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Branch Secretary John Berger has been doing the rounds and talking to TWU bus drivers about the important issues in the industry. It’s important to recognise and appreciate these hard-working TWU members who keep us moving, get us to work, the kids to school and the whole family back together safely again...

ATTENTION: PLANE CRASH ESSENDON AIRPORT – MAJOR ROAD CLOSURES

February 20, 2017
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  AN aircraft has crashed into a building at DFO near Essendon Airport causing a major explosion. AVOID THE AREA IF POSSIBLE. VicRoads has advised that the Tullamarine Freeway is closed in both directions between English Street and Bell Street. The Calder Freeway is closed in both directions between McNamara Avenue...

Labor pledges to protect penalty rates

January 27, 2017
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The ACTU has welcomed Labor Leader Bill Shorten’s firm pre-Australia Day commitment to protect in legislation the wages of millions of workers who rely on weekend penalty rates.   The pay packets of many TWU members, along with millions of other Australians who rely on penalty rates to survive, are...