TWU WOMEN – POWERFUL TOGETHER

March 18, 2019
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TWU women members are out there every day fighting for a fairer and safer transport industry for all workers. This month the world celebrated International Women’s Day 201 under the theme ‘Powerful Together’. The TWU has an ever-growing female membership and we are particularly proud to be training an increasing number...

TWU BUS DYSONS MEMBERS CLAIM 4+1

March 16, 2019
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Another great result for our Branch Bus Section with Dysons members unanimously voting to accept the 2018-2021 EA. Thank you to all our TWU members, Delegates and Officials and the Dysons EA Committee for all of the hard work, support and determination needed to achieve this successful outcome. A TWU...

BUS STALWART RETIRES

February 21, 2019
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Rolled gold union man Bruce Hill has called time and retired from the workforce. The widely-respected Latrobe Valley Bus Lines (LVBL) driver has been a steadfast TWU member for 43 years after joining the Union on 14 October 1975. Generations of union members have fought hard for the things that...

TWU BUS STRONGER-TOGETHER

January 21, 2019
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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...

BIG WIN – IN-PRINCIPLE AGREEMENT REACHED WITH THE DYSON GROUP

December 14, 2018
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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...

BREAKING: DYSON’S BUS DRIVERS TO STRIKE TUESDAY

December 13, 2018
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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...

TWU Officials Celebrate Festival of Lights

November 8, 2018
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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...

BIG TWU BUS WIN – VENTURA

October 19, 2018
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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...

VENTURA NEGOTIATIONS STALL

September 7, 2018
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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...