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General Transport

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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GROWERS FEEL SQUEEZE FROM SUPERMARKETS

July 19, 2015

Life on the land is proving tough for thousands of growers, who are struggling to make a comfortable living as the supermarket giants pay low prices for produce and sell them for considerably more.

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PFD EBA ballot: this Thursday and Friday

July 08, 2015

PFD workers will be able to vote this Thursday and Friday on their EBA. Make sure to exercise your right to vote!

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Spotless drivers go out on strike over effective pay cut

July 07, 2015

Spotless workers are striking over an offer which will leave them worse off - despite the CEO getting a $400,000 pay rise.

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Truck driving – Australia's 'deadliest' job says Transport Workers Union

July 07, 2015

SA driver Duane Bowering gave evidence to a Senate inquiry on the unsafe things he was forced to do. His boss responded saying he was "disgruntled" and "would soon be sacked".

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