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General Transport

TRUCK CRASH ON STURT HIGHWAY HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS IN TRANSPORT

May 01, 2018

An incident in which a truck driver was killed and another man was left critically injured highlights road transport as Australia’s deadliest job, Ian Smith, TWU SA/NT Branch Secretary has said.

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TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND C...

April 18, 2018

Truck drivers will protest in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured.

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TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

February 28, 2018

Truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns are protesting in all major capitals today.

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ALDI IN COURT IN ATTEMPT TO SILENCE TRUCK DRIVERS

February 08, 2018

Aldi is today back in the Federal Court attempting to silence truck drivers and stop them from protesting and speaking out about safety in the wealthy retailer’s supply chain.

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SA TRANSPORT OPERATOR IN $468K DRIVER WAGE THEFT CASE

January 17, 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union has called on transport operators to stop ripping off their drivers after SA-based Atkins Freight Services was forced to pay $468,000 in a wage theft case involving 10 drivers.

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FINANCIAL PRESSURE ON TRUCKING IS LEADING TO SAFETY FAILURE, TWU WARNS

December 18, 2017

A Government scheme to combat dangerous trucks on the roads will fail unless the financial pressure on transport operators is addressed, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned.

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