Articles for "Month: March 2018"

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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July 25, 2018
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SOLIDARITY FOR CDC

The support for CDC TWU bus drivers continues to pour in from around the country. We all know the rules are broken and they need to change and working people are right behind the fact that you are standing your digs and doing something about it. A special shout-out goes...
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July 24, 2018
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CDC MEMBERS FIGHT ON FOR 2018 VICTORIAN BUS INDUSTRY AGREEMENT

CDC bus drivers strike again today!! Another day longer on the line – another day stronger.  This is union, this is power. Full stoppages went ahead today at Sunshine depot – from 6am to 10am – and Ballarat depot from 7am to 11am. CDC Victoria bus drivers took protected action today...
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July 23, 2018
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CDC STRIKES TO GO AHEAD TOMORROW

CDC Victoria bus drivers will continue with planned industrial action tomorrow against the company after mediation talks held in good faith today failed to resolve outstanding issues between the parties. The TWU gave notice to CDC Victoria last Friday afternoon that around 600 members planned to strike five times this...
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