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Unclear election outcome brings uncertainty for 35,000 small trucking businesses (July 4, 2016)
There is ongoing uncertainty for 35,000 small trucking businesses as they await formation of a new Government possibly with support from the independents.
Urgent clarification sought from the NSW Industrial Relation Commission (June 28, 2016)
NatRoad is seeking urgent clarification on the move this week by the NSW Industrial Relation Commission to broaden the scope and application of the NSW General Carriers Contract Determination (GCCD).
“It appears to mirror the payment order and obligations that were thrust on owner drivers and the people who contracted them under the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal earlier this year,” said NatRoad Chief Executive Officer, Warren Clark said.
New industry working group for 35,000 owner drivers (June 22, 2016)
NatRoad is forming an Owner Driver Working Group in the wake of the protests over the RSRT to ensure owner drivers continue to be heard on the matters affecting their businesses and operations.
35,000 small trucking businesses hang on the election outcome (June 20, 2016)
NatRoad has launched the ‘Safety is my business’ campaign to help small trucking business get involved in the election campaign.
MEDIA RELEASE | 19 April 2016
NatRoad welcomes the passing of a Bill last night in Federal Parliament to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, which will keep up to 40,000 small, family owned trucker businesses on the road.
MEDIA RELEASE | 18 April 2016
NatRoad Chief Executive Officer Warren Clark said today’s Tribunal decision – which acknowledges the very concerns raised by NatRoad’s members just three short weeks ago – is a disgrace and clearly demonstrates why the Government must act now to abolish the RSRT.
MEDIA RELEASE | 15 April 2016
Today it became clear that the TWU’s last minute application to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to delay and vary the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016 is the most disgraceful and politically-motivated sham of recent times – with the TWU pretending to act in the best interests of drivers, despite brushing away legitimate concerns for months.
MEDIA RELEASE | 14 April 2016
NatRoad is renewing calls for all MPs to back the Coalition Government’s bill to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal – following the TWU’s application to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribual today seeking to delay the implementation of the Road Safety Remuneration Order.
MEDIA RELEASE | 13 April 2016
NatRoad is calling on Labor, the Greens and crossbench Senators to stand up for the best interests of thousands of small businesses, following the Coalition Government’s decision to introduce a bill to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal on Monday 18 April 2016.
MEDIA RELEASE | 10 April 2016
NatRoad has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, and reiterated the call for MPs to support the Coalition’s bill to halt the implementation of the Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016.