BREAKING: DRIVERS STRIKE BUS DEALS

August 15, 2018
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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...

TWU SLAMS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER DANGEROUS EXPLOITATION OF JETSTAR CREW

August 15, 2018
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The TWU is demanding that the Federal Government immediately address the safety breaches and exploitation occurring as a result of overseas cabin crew working on Australian domestic flights. Jetstar cabin crew from Thailand are working on internal flights for base rates of just $100 per week, as revealed by ABC...

National Office Transition

August 13, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) welcomes the appointment of Michael Kaine as new National Secretary. After over 30 years working at the TWU – at the helm of the NSW branch and as National Secretary, Tony Sheldon is stepping down to run for the Senate. Michael during his time as National Assistant...

TWU TRANSDEV and CDC bus drivers to strike for 24 hours next Thursday

August 11, 2018
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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...

BREAKING: BIG TWU WIN FOR TIPPER OWNER DRIVERS

August 9, 2018
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TWU tip truck owner driver members wake up to some very good news today – Andrews Government to introduce minimum mandatory rates on State Government infrastructure projects. VIC/TAS Branch Secretary John Berger said the groundbreaking new rates would help protect tip truck drivers from exploitation and being forced into unsafe practices...

TRAINING TASMANIAN GRASSROOTS LEADERS

August 7, 2018
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It was a great pleasure to have Tasmanian Labor leader Rebecca White, Tasmanian Labor Senator Catryna Bilyk and Unions Tasmania Secretary Jessica Munday attend a TWU Delegates training course in Tasmania today. Discussions centred around #ChangeTheRules and #saferates and it is great to have such inspiring leaders heading the charge. Branch Secretary John Berger...

DYSONS BUS EBA LOG OF CLAIMS

August 2, 2018
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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...

COMDAIN – JUST VOTE NO TO EBA

August 1, 2018
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Comdain Gas members will be voting on a new EBA in the next 24 hours. It’s clear the company offer just doesn’t cut it. Not only are Comdain members ready to take a stand against management’s offer – but they also stand with local Bus Drivers at CDC. Like and...

BREAKING: OWNER DRIVER AMENDMENTS SECOND READ IN PARLIAMENT

July 26, 2018
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New Owner Driver laws are one step closer to reality after the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Amendment Bill 2018 was second read in the Legislative Assembly yesterday. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary John Berger said the Branch and members had fought long and hard for better rates and conditions for...