WOMEN IN TRANSPORT

July 23, 2018
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Thank you to all those who joined us for the highly-successful inaugural TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Women in Transport dinner last Friday night. It was great to see so many strong workplace leaders gathered together for a night to celebrate women throughout the transport industry and union movement. Our female members...

TWU BUS DRIVERS NOTIFY CDC OF FURTHER PROTECTED ACTION NEXT WEEK

July 21, 2018
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TWU CDC members have notified the company that they will take protected action next week in the shape of 5 work stoppages – including two 24-hour strikes. The stoppages are part of an ongoing pay dispute to #sharethefare with the Singapore-based multinational and follow two four-hour and one 24-hour work...

Victorian bus passengers will travel for free from Saturday as part of ongoing industrial action

July 18, 2018
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CDC Victoria bus drivers have voted to escalate their protected industrial campaign against the company by refusing to collect fares or switch on Myki card readers. The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) gave notice to CDC on Wednesday afternoon that its members planned to refuse to collect fares indefinitely from the...

FIRED UP TO CHANGE THE RULES!!!!

July 18, 2018
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TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger and Assistant Secretary Chris Fennell are part of the TWU’s delegation attending this week’s ACTU triennial congress. The congress is attended by some of the union movement’s biggest players representing workers from every industry and sector in Australia and is...

CDC TWU STRIKE ACTION – HOLDING THE LINE

July 17, 2018
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CDC Victoria bus drivers have again gathered in great numbers on picket lines to take action for their future, their families, their standard of living, their pride and the 2018 Victorian Bus Industry Agreement! Picket lines were established at CDC depots in Wyndham, Oakleigh, Ballarat, Sunshine and Geelong from 9am...

TWU SAFE RATES CONVOY DIRECTED AT LAWMAKERS

July 15, 2018
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Over 300 truck drivers, their families and supporters protested in all major capitals to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is killing hundreds of people on our roads every year. TWU (VIC/TAS Branch) Secretary and TWU National Vice-President John Berger was part of Melbourne’s convoy over the...

FOUR HOURS OF POWER!!!

July 13, 2018
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  CDC TWU bus drivers have held their second protected action this week with a four hour stop work between 2 and 6pm today. Great turnout at Oakleigh, Geelong, Ballarat and Wyndham depots and great to see such unity and comradeship among the membership. The vast majority of those who...

BUS ACTION ROLLS ON – 4-HR STOP WORK TODAY

July 13, 2018
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The TWU (VIC/TAS) Branch confirms that industrial action planned for this afternoon will proceed after Fair Work Commission (FWC) mediation held this morning failed to progress discussions. The point should be reinforced that CDC itself applied to the FWC for mediation. However, CDC not only failed to improve its current...

184 KILLED IN 163 FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING HEAVY VEHICLES IN JUST 12 MONTHS, INQUIRY TOLD

July 13, 2018
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Truckie John Waltis is sick of burying his mates. Over the years, the veteran truck driver has been to the funerals of more than 50 of his colleagues within the industry — which is the deadliest in Australia.  Speaking at the Transport Workers Union (TWU) press conference ahead of the...