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  • Short straw for locals

    Blog Name : The TWU blog

    Low rates and poor conditions are driving young Australians away from the transport industry while naive foreign workers on 457 visas are being imported to fill the void, Tony Sheldon writes.

    12/07/2013 4:11:38 PM

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  • Safe Rates Under Attack

    Blog Name : The TWU blog

    The recent attacks on Safe Rates by the big supermarket chains and the Federal Opposition are in reality attacks on small business. Tony Sheldon writes WHEN IT comes to business negotiations, size matters and there are not too many companies in Australia bigger than Coles. With size on its side, Coles likes to throw its weight around and anyone who tries to get in the way usually gets crushed.

    1/06/2013 9:48:06 AM

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  • Truckies Give Back

    Blog Name : The TWU blog

    Everyday and in every community across Australia, truckies are rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in to help build better, safer and stronger communities.

    1/05/2013 6:32:12 PM

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  • Lifting the Pressure

    Blog Name : The TWU blog

    Making a living driving a truck in an industry that is controlled by a handful of Big Gorilla’s like Coles may be pushing Australian truck drivers to their limits but it only makes TWU members more determined than ever to make real changes to make sure every truckie in Australia has a fair go.

    1/04/2013 6:16:37 PM

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