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  • Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like 'Throwaway People'

    May 24


    By Trip Gabriel, Photographs By George Etheredge, New York Times, May 22, 2017

    President Trump ignited a national discussion of blue-collar jobs. Truck driving, once a road to the middle class, is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. We talked with drivers about why they do it.

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  • Truck drivers block road in Fremantle to highligh crash deaths

    May 16

    Truck drivers and TWU supporters angry at wealthy retailer Aldi over a spike in deaths from truck crashes have blocked a road in South Fremantle.

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  • Jail employers over wage theft, TWU demands

    May 16

    The Transport Workers’ Union will call for jail terms for employers who engage in wage theft from their staff.

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  • Over 22% of truck drivers experience mental health issues, survey shows

    May 15

    The Transport Workers’ Union has begun a plan to tackle mental health issues across the transport industry after a new survey showed over one in five truck drivers have said they experienced mental health problems.

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