Tag Archives: TWU

Truckies demand safety in nationwide protests

Hundreds of truck drivers and supporters will hold nationwide protests today as they serve a claim on ALDI, demanding safe rates after the death toll from truck crashes rose. In 2019, 60 transport workers died, which was an increase from 42 in 2018, according to Safe Work Australia. The claim …

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Coles promotes ethical employment in horticulture supply chain

Coles has joined three major unions to promote ethical employment practices and treatment of workers throughout the Australian horticulture supply chain. According to the retailer, it has worked with unions representing workers from every stage of the Australian fresh produce supply chain to develop the Coles Ethical Retail Supply Chain …

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Aldi vs Transport Workers Union: the battle begins

Aldi has begun legal proceedings against the Transport Workers Union (TWU) that involve both worker safety and freedom of speech. The federal court case is now underway. The TWU says it “could have far-reaching consequences for anyone who wants to protest against poor workplace safety, environmental or rights abuses”. Background …

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