Cost of living squeeze

Today’s announcement on reducing the cost of living for families by the NSW Labor leader Michael Daley is welcomed by the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW. State Secretary, Richard Olsen said “The cost of living in NSW is on the rise and the TWU know the pain that it...

Bus fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is history repeating

Statement from: Richard Olsen, State Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW   The overnight bus fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is history repeating. The safety of bus drivers and their passengers is a number one priority, but not it seems to authorities...

STRIKE ACTION CANCELLED

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW advises that Thursday’s planned strike action at Busways has been called off.  Busways management has finally agreed to come to the table to negotiate a fair Enterprise Agreement with drivers. TWU members welcome this news, and are...

BUSWAYS STOP-WORK MEETINGS POSTPONED

The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW advises that proposed stop-work meetings on Wednesday 26 September are now postponed. In an intense meeting held at the Fair Work Commission today, Busways has finally agreed that it should come to the table to properly negotiate an...

PEAK HOUR STOP WORK MEETINGS – SEEKING ANDREW CONSTANCE TO INTERVENE

Since late 2017 TWU Members driving for Busways have been trying to negotiate a new agreement for pay and conditions. TWU Members held stop work meetings today following further frustrating delays for drivers caused by  Busways at the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on...

Busways Want to Hold Passengers Hostage

The TWU have met with Busways today at the Fair Work Commission. The TWU advises that a stop work meeting will be held this Friday, 21 September across five Busways Depots: Penrith, Blacktown, Windsor, Gosford and Wyong.  Bus drivers have sought to minimise impact on...
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