Articles for "Month: March 2018"

January 10, 2019
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TWU REJECTS PUSH TO REMOVE SUPER FROM WORKERS

The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) stands with the ACTU in rejecting a Productivity Commission proposal that superannuation be removed from the industrial relations system. Acting Branch Secretary Chris Fennell said the TWU has a long and proud history of ensuring members receive above average superannuation payments and fighting against rogue employers...
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January 21, 2019
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TWU BUS STRONGER-TOGETHER

In 2018, the TWU (Vic/Tas) Branch delivered the best bus driver industry EBA in 28 years and, make no mistake, the 4+1 was a big win that secured the future for members. We also secured many noteworthy agreement inclusions and did not give up any existing conditions! So thank you...
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December 14, 2018
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BIG WIN – IN-PRINCIPLE AGREEMENT REACHED WITH THE DYSON GROUP

Our TWU Bus members had another big win today after receiving an offer from the Dyson Group that we believe meets our log of claims.   We now have an in-principle agreement and your EA negotiating committee have agreed to suspend next Tuesday’s proposed 24-hour strike.   This will allow...
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December 13, 2018
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BREAKING: DYSON’S BUS DRIVERS TO STRIKE TUESDAY

Around 300 bus drivers working for major operator the Dyson Group will stop work for 24 hours next Tuesday after receiving Fair Work Commission approval to walk off the job. TWU members voted to take the action following months of negotiations and after receiving the company’s latest sub-standard and insulting...
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November 8, 2018
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TWU Officials Celebrate Festival of Lights

TWU Delegates and Officials joined with members yesterday to celebrate the Hindu Diwali Festival – the Festival of Lights – at Transdev’s Sunshine Depot. The Festival, which is an official holiday in at least 11 countries, is embraced by the many TWU members in the Victorian Bus Industry with ties to...
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October 19, 2018
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BIG TWU BUS WIN – VENTURA

We are very pleased to report that our bus members and organisers had another big Bus Industry Agreement 2018 win this week. The decision to suspend a planned 24-hour stoppage scheduled for today was made by TWU Ventura negotiating committee members after the company met the union’s claims at a...
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September 7, 2018
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VENTURA NEGOTIATIONS STALL

Ventura members – it’s time to fight.  As of this morning Ventura have advised the TWU that they will only be offering 0.3% for the July 2018 increase and will not meet the TWU 4+1 Claim. The TWU filed for a Protected Industrial Action Ballot today.  The TWU have successfully...
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August 15, 2018
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BREAKING: DRIVERS STRIKE BUS DEALS

Over the last 24 hours your Delegate-led negotiating teams from CDC & Transdev have been locked in discussions to secure the future for Victorian bus drivers. Following discussions with Government and operators yesterday and today – led by Branch Secretary John Berger and bus organisers Mike McNess, Bob Lean and...
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August 11, 2018
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TWU TRANSDEV and CDC bus drivers to strike for 24 hours next Thursday

The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) has notified bus operators CDC and Transdev that its members will be proceeding with protected industrial action in the form of full 24-hour work stoppages from the first bus next Thursday, 16 August. TWU members are negotiating the 2018 Victorian Bus Industry Agreement, which seeks to...
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August 2, 2018
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DYSONS BUS EBA LOG OF CLAIMS

The TWU and Delegates met with Dysons Management today in our first meeting to discuss the 2018 EA. The Log of Claims presented to Dysons included: Wage claim of 4% increase per year plus 1% to your super each year Rosters Consultation Clauses Double time for overtime on rail replacement Double...
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