Transport Workers Union of America

Type: Organization
Name: Transport Workers Union of America
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Emeka Wogu submits nomination form ‘Abia people want me as governor’

Posted on October 23, 2014.Former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu has become the first of many aspirants vying for the Abia state governorship position on the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in the 2015 elections ... [Published Hallmark News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Man brings gun to a knife fight on Brooklyn bus

Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News Passengers were panicked after a brawl broke out in the back of a B6 bus in Brooklyn.A city bus brawl sent passengers fleeing in Brooklyn Wednesday, when a rider who was stabbed in the melee pulled out a gun to seek ... [Published New York Daily News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

TWU pushes Qantas for job security

Management aims to freeze wages at Qantas Airways, while the Transport Workers' Union (TWU) seeks an increase of between three and five per cent. The TWU's Shane O'Brien says little goodwill or desire to avoid industrial action was evident at a meeting ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kishoreganj bus strike called off

Kishoreganj District Road Transport Workers’ Union has called off its indefinite bus strike in the district.Kanchan Mia, general secretary of the organisation, confirmed this to the Dhaka Tribune on Tuesday.“We have withdrawn our strike as the administration ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

German Crewmen Stranded in Argentia Since June

Transport Canada says the Jana, a German-owned cargo ship, has been tied up at Argentia since September.The ship has 11 crewmen on board; three Russians and eight Ukranians who have gone unpaid since June. The vessel was heading into Placentia Bay on ... [Published VOCM - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Qantas engineers reach pay deal, agree to 18-month pay freeze

Aircraft engineers represented by one of the Qantas unions at the centre of the 2011 industrial dispute that grounded the airline have agreed to a new four-year wage deal that includes a pay freeze for the first 18 months.The settlement is a major step ... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Brooklyn man, 90, still working for MTA to keep trains moving

Pearl Gabel/New York Daily News Frank Gurrera, 90, makes parts that no longer are available from the original manufacturer. The parts are used for workhorse trains that were built decades ago.Frank Gurrera is old-school Brooklyn.Gurrera, a World War ... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

10 deadliest jobs in Australia

Truckies, posties and warehouse workers top the list of Australia's deadliest jobs, according to new research.The transport and storage industry recorded the highest number of deaths, with 65 workers killed on the job in 2012, comparison website Life ... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sylhet indefinite transport strike postponed

:11:32 A A- A+ Several hours into the enforcement, Sylhet Road Transport Workers’ Union on Sunday afternoon postponed its indefinite transport strike in the district until November 5. The decision to postpone the strike came at a meeting between the ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Abuse of ACT paramedics down as bullying claim rejected

A Canberra paramedic's claim he was bullied by senior ambulance staff has been rejected by an independent investigator.The finding came as the ACT Ambulance Service released figures which showed physical abuse of their paramedics by clients dropped last ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: David Foot, Abuse, Officer
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Toll's ACCC victory sets a dangerous precedent

Australia’s largest transport group, Toll, has achieved an incredible victory before the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.But, unless it is overturned, that victory comes at a cost to the nation. It’s going to be much harder to gain meaningful ... [Published Business Spectator - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Truckers on piece rates work longer hours, take more drugs, study finds

Truck drivers who are paid by the trip or the kilometre take fewer breaks and more drugs when driving, a new study has found.In a paper presented to an international conference in Berlin this week, two Monash University researchers studied the way truck ... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 16 2014]

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"For instance, you've got to pull upup here, drop passengers off, pick them back up and leave within 60 seconds."
Qantas said in a statement that the agreement was "fair and reasonable, giving more certainty to both the business and our employees over the next four years"
"We need a greater focus on road safety in this country, not a weaker one. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal needs to be preserved" Kaine says
"You may not think that a sales assistant has a dangerous job" she said. However, retail trade workers sustained more than 11,000 serious injuries and six fatalities in 2012

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Emeka Wogu submits nomination form ‘Abia people... [Published Hallmark News - 3 hours ago]
Man brings gun to a knife fight on Brooklyn bus [Published New York Daily News - 18 hours ago]
TWU pushes Qantas for job security [Published Individual.com - Oct 22 2014]
Kishoreganj bus strike called off [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
German Crewmen Stranded in Argentia Since June [Published VOCM - Oct 21 2014]
Schedule pain for Gong Shuttle drivers [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
Qantas engineers reach pay deal, agree to 18-mo... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 20 2014]
The ACCC turns its spotlight on Toll [Published Business Spectator - Oct 20 2014]
Union wants ACCC to broaden investigation into ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 20 2014]
Brooklyn man, 90, still working for MTA to keep... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 20 2014]
Official rules for 'Hometown Heroes in Transit'... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 19 2014]
Sylhet indefinite transport strike postponed [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 19 2014]
10 deadliest jobs in Australia [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 19 2014]
Abuse of ACT paramedics down as bullying claim ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 18 2014]
ACCC gives Toll and TWU green light on Brisbane... [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 17 2014]
Toll's ACCC victory sets a dangerous precedent [Published Business Spectator - Oct 16 2014]
Truckers on piece rates work longer hours, take... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 16 2014]
ACCC authorises owner drivers to collectively b... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
More rule changes considered to improve safety ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 16 2014]
Hubway should extend do-good efforts to its wor... [Published Boston Globe - Oct 15 2014]
Call to stop commuters from abusing bus drivers [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - West - Oct 15 2014]
SEPTA, TWU to Meet This Week [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Oct 14 2014]
Before Its Tie-Up With USAirways, American Eyed... [Published The Street Latest - Oct 14 2014]
SEPTA reaches 'tentative agreement' with engine... [Published Philly.com - Oct 14 2014]
As engineers reach tentative deal, talks contin... [Published News Works - Oct 13 2014]
Bus driver: ‘I’ve been spat on and attacked’ [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - Local - Oct 13 2014]
Arkia pilots skip work, causing flight problems [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 12 2014]
South Station Expansion Plans Face... [Published Banker & Tradesman - Oct 10 2014]
Tipper truck drivers strike for better pay [Published Herald Sun Leader - North - Oct 10 2014]
Industry fund names new CEO [Published InvestorDaily - Oct 10 2014]
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TRUCKERS' CLAIMS * Australia: Save the Road Saf... [Published Trucks World News - Oct 07 2014]
* ACT - Truckers' lives on the line as Muir moves to act Canberra,ACT,Australia - Sunshine Coast Daily, by Daniel Burdon -6th Oct 2014: ... Crossbencher Australian Motorists Enthusiasts Party Senator Ricky Muir , Labor Senator ...
Why March in the Biggest Climate Change Demonst... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 16 2014]
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the ...
HIstoric Mass March against Global Warming: Sav... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 15 2014]
By Eddie Bautista, La Tonya Crisp-Sauray, and Bill McKibben On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the ...
Riding Mass Transit Is Like Inviting 2,000 Rand... [Published small dead animals - Sep 02 2014]
'We've never had sightings to this magnitude,' said Joe Costales, a chairman with Transport Workers Union Local 100.... ...
TRUCKING ACCIDENT * Australia: Cleanaway's [Published Trucks World News - Aug 21 2014]
* New South Wales - Garbage trucks off the road across Sydney, following fatal accident in Adelaide (Photo by Joe Armao: Off the roads: Cleanaway trucks)Sydney,NSW,Australia - The Sydney Morning Herald, by Leesha McKenny -August 20, 2014: -- ...
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