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General Transport

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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PFD: POSSIBLE PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

June 01, 2015

The TWU has applied for a Protected Action Ballot in response to PFD's latest unfair offer.

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SA POLICE RAID DEFECTS 65% OF ENTIRE FLEET

March 31, 2015

A raid by police and DPTI on the weekend of an unnamed trucking company has resulted in two-thirds of the company's fleet being defected.

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TWU FIGHTS FOR ROAD SAFETY WATCHDOG

March 25, 2015

The TWU is demanding the government abandon its plan to dump the road safety watchdog set up to keep truckies safe.

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WORKERS FORCED INTO POVERTY BY CHANGES TO WORKPLACE CONDITIONS

March 17, 2015

  Workers and their families are being forced into poverty by wage theft and changes to workplace conditions, the Transport Workers' Union has warned the Productivity Commission.

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