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  • VIDEO: Truck Drivers Protests

    April 19


    Hundreds of truck drivers protested across the country today (18 April 2018) who are angry at Aldi for turning their back on road safety. Here’re some media clips of the protest highlights:

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  • TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2018
     
    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters protested today in all major capitals as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. Drivers sat on Oxford Street in Sydney and marched in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in a stark message to the Federal Government which shut down a road safety watchdog two years ago, allowing wealthy retailers like Aldi to financially squeeze transport.

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  • Uber's Long Journey to Rectification

    April 18


    AFR Letter, 17 April 2018
     
    The task for Uber to address concerns about the way it operates is nothing short of monumental. At the core is anger among the community and drivers about the disregard the company has for the rules and protections that apply in Australia. On a daily basis Uber steals from its drivers, lowering their rates at the whim of an algorithm.

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  • TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

    April 18


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 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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