The fight for the 2018 Victorian Bus Industry Agreement is on!!!!

July 10, 2018
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Message from John Berger – TWU VIC/TAS Branch Secretary and TWU National Vice-President – and TWU VIC-TAS Bus organisers Mike McNess, Bob Lean and Imran Malik.   “The buses stopped today because CDC TWU members decided to fight for a fair and reasonable wage rise – a fair share of...

CDC MEMBERS – THIS IS WHAT SOLIDARITY LOOKS LIKE

July 10, 2018
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CDC TWU-BUS members are holding a 24-hour stop work today and have been standing strong at picket lines at CDC Depots at Wyndham, Oakleigh, Geelong and Ballarat since 4:40am. Drivers have been joined at the picket by family and supporters from across the wider bus industry and community. These CDC...

SEE ON THE PICKET – STRONGER TOGETHER

July 9, 2018
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ATT ALL TWU BUS MEMBERS: CDC drivers to hold a 24-hour stop work tomorrow. Join the fight for the Victorian Bus Industry wage claim – we are all in this together!! Show your support and get along to a picket if you can and share this information to colleagues across...

BREAKING: CDC MEMBERS – It’s time for action.

July 5, 2018
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Negotiations have stalled with the multinational company after it tabled a disrespectful and insulting offer – rejected by your CDC TWU-BUS EA Committee. You should have received a text message alerting you to a 24-hour Fair Work Commission-approved stoppage to commence from the return of the last bus on Monday,...

BIG TWU WIN FOR OWNER DRIVERS

July 4, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) welcomes Andrews Government plans to introduce compliance and enforcement mechanisms to protect owner drivers and forestry contractors from predatory employers.   Listen to Branch Secretary John Berger discuss the proposed changes with ABC Melbourne Mornings presenter Jon Faine – The proposed legislative changes to the Owner Driver...

DELIVERY RIDER FIGHT FOR RIGHTS IN FWC

July 4, 2018
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A delivery rider has told the Fair Work Commission that he deserves rights and protections, after Foodora unfairly sacked him earlier this year when he challenged their low rates and poor conditions. The hearing is the first involving an unfair dismissal of a food delivery rider in the on-demand economy....

WELCOME TO THE CLUB

July 3, 2018
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Well done to Toll employee Ian Holmes – one of the latest of our staunch members to reach the 40-year member milestone. The TWU exists solely to assist our members and we could not be as successful as we are without the hard work and commitment of our long-time, dedicated,...

WODONGA MEMBERS DINNER – THANKS ALL FOR A GREAT NIGHT

June 30, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) holds 11 ever-popular regional member dinners this year through Victoria and Tasmania. And it was great to see so many members brave the cold and join us last night in Wodonga for what turned out to be a fun and informative evening. We were also honored...

ALDI ATTACK ON TRUCK DRIVERS RESUMES AFTER RETAILER REFUSES TO DROP CASE

June 29, 2018
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Aldi has said it will continue a Federal Court case attacking the right of truck drivers to speak out about safety in its supply chain rather than hold talks with the TWU. The wealthy retailer said it wanted to pursue the case rather than reach an agreement on safety in...