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Jun 16

Driver and passenger safety still not on Transdev wish list

A stop work meeting today saw Sydney’s light rail come to a halt as dozens of light rail drivers walked off the job to defend commuter safety as private operator Transdev attempts to push workers and carriages to breaking point as overcrowding grips the network. Read More »

Oct 2

Successful sick leave negotiations

The union has negotiated a good outcome on sick leave and the absence management programme. Read More »

Jul 10

Uniform dispute win

The Union is pleased to advise that the long running Uniform Dispute has been resolved. All permanent bus operators will now receive $350.00 cash payment into their bank account in October 2012, for the purchase of their work uniform. The allowance will continue to be paid on an annual basis from here on in. The […] Read More »

Nov 23

Negotiations at Light Rail to continue

Negotiations are set to continue with Veolia after Light Rail employees voted to reject a 3% pay increase and a roll over of the current EA. The Bus and Tram Division has already set new dates for meetings with management where they will put forward the ongoing concerns of members. We will keep you up […] Read More »

Nov 2

Strong Delegate Support for Pay Deal

At a recent special meeting of the Divisional Executive where EVERY DEPOT was represented, it was decided unanimously to endorse the 3.25% wage deal negotiated between the Union and State Transit. As you would be aware the Division has been in talks with STA for some months now to finalise the EA after an interim […] Read More »

Aug 2

Union delivers initial pay outcome as negotiations continue

Union members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an initial 2.5% pay increase back dated to the 12th of June, as the Bus Division gears up for further negotiations. Members were asked in a secret ballot on the 1st of August whether they would accept the interim wage offer of 2.5% for now whilst the […] Read More »

Jun 22

STA Award Negotiations

Our Log of Claims for the new Award has been lodged with STA.  Now that our current agreement has expired, STA is able to provide a formal response and intensive negotiations over the Log of Claims have begun. Read More »

Jun 8

The Hot Topic

O’Farrell’s Law Hits Bus Drivers STA Bus Drivers have been left in limbo by the State Government’s public sector unfair IR laws, which have hit just as bus drivers and STA commence negotiations on a new Award. Read More »