TRANSDEV TWU-BUS EBA

April 11, 2018
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Transdev TWU-BUS Delegates have met at TWU headquarters to discuss upcoming EBA negotiations. Transdev are not a Bus Association of Victoria (BAV) member, but have common conditions with the rest of the Victorian Bus Industry. The Transdev EBA includes several appendices detailing conditions from a number of EBA’s they have...

BIG TWU-BUS WIN: MARTYRS MEMBERS SECURE EBA BACK PAY!!

March 27, 2018
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Senior TWU-BUS Organiser Mike McNess walked into the Martyrs lunchroom yesterday to a round of applause and cheers. The reason? TWU members at Martyrs had just won back pay for outstanding EBA increases. The TWU members were quickly reminded that it was they who had fought for and won these conditions. Martyrs...

ATTENTION: All TWU/AMWU Members at TRANSDEV MELBOURNE WORKSHOPS

March 23, 2018
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Protected Action Ballot – HOW TO VOTE Transdev Workshop Enterprise Agreement 2018 was voted down by 87.75% of members/workers.  On 16 March, 2018, the Fair Work Commission issued a protected action ballot order to be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).  Ballot papers will be posted to members on...

TWU-BUS EBA 2018 & PROTECTED ACTION APPLICATION SUCCESSFUL

February 19, 2018
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TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) Secretary John Berger has been meeting up with members as we get closer to kicking-off the 2018 TWU-BUS EBA discussions with each operator. John and TWU-BUS officials have recently held a few BBQ’s for members, including Transdev Doncaster, Dysons Bundoora, Ventura Dandenong and CDC Geelong. We have...

WHY SHOULD I CONTINUE TO BE A TWU-BUS MEMBER?

February 14, 2018
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A TWU-BUS member recently wrote to the TWU-BUS section with a query about the benefits of TWU membership. The member received the following reply – written by Senior Bus Organiser Mike McNess – highlighting a few obvious and hidden ways a TWU membership works for members each and every day....

BUS INDUSTRY EBA HEATING UP

February 6, 2018
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The 2018 TWU-BUS EBA process will start soon with each operator. Until then the TWU/BAV Industry Agreement talks continue. The TWU is pushing for a minimum of 4% per year wage rise and 1% per year increase to employer superannuation contributions. Remember we are stronger-together and the more members behind...

STAY SAFE – STAY COOL: BUS INDUSTRY HEAT POLICY

January 25, 2018
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This summer will continue to be a hot one. TWU members may have already seen TWU-Bus officials out on the road handing out chilled bottles of water to heat stressed bus drivers at various bus stops and terminus around Melbourne. On Thursday, TWU-Bus officials handed out water at Chrinside Park,...

FRANKSTON STATION TERMINUS – THE NARROW VIEW

December 13, 2017
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As many TWU-Bus members would be aware there has been ongoing development of Frankston Station Bus Terminus. However, while nearing completion, a number of concerns have been identified. Bus lanes were too narrow Median strip was too wide Clearer signage for right hand turns (which are a problem in themselves)...

Brisbane park renamed in honour of slain bus driver

October 29, 2017
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The TWU (VIC/TAS BRANCH) have made much progress over many years driving up safety conditions across the bus industry, but while drivers are open to attack there is still work to be done. TWU members are strong and stick together and, as our campaign for bus driver safety continues, we...