Articles for "Month: February 2018"

July 21, 2018
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TWU BUS DRIVERS NOTIFY CDC OF FURTHER PROTECTED ACTION NEXT WEEK

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...
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July 18, 2018
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Victorian bus passengers will travel for free from Saturday as part of ongoing industrial action

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...
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July 18, 2018
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FIRED UP TO CHANGE THE RULES!!!!

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...
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July 17, 2018
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CDC TWU STRIKE ACTION – HOLDING THE LINE

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...
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July 15, 2018
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TWU SAFE RATES CONVOY DIRECTED AT LAWMAKERS

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...
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July 13, 2018
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FOUR HOURS OF POWER!!!

  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...
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July 13, 2018
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BUS ACTION ROLLS ON – 4-HR STOP WORK TODAY

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...
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July 13, 2018
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184 KILLED IN 163 FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING HEAVY VEHICLES IN JUST 12 MONTHS, INQUIRY TOLD

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...
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July 11, 2018
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LOST – CDC REVENUE

Rich multinational CDC says it cannot afford to meet member pay demands in the Victorian Bus Industry Agreement? That is despite some big revenue and profit numbers across its global businesses reported in the CDC 2017 Annual Report. The money must be going somewhere – anywhere – except the pockets...
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