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Union welcomes commitment to bargain over Bus fiasco

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 2:49 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Tramways Union has welcomed Tranzit’s agreement to bargain over the Wellington bus dispute and has set a date to meet for negotiations this Friday. More >>

Wellington bus drivers strike over unsafe conditions

Friday, 20 July 2018, 5:43 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington bus drivers strike over unsafe conditions, lack of negotiations Wellington Tramways Union media release - 20 July, 2018 More >>

Bus drivers welcome Labour’s FPA policy

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 3:27 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Fair Pay Agreements proposed by Labour can’t come quick enough for bus drivers facing an average pay cut of $200 a week under the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s re-tendering of bus services. More >>

Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:42 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Hundreds of bus drivers met in Wellington today to decide how they’re going to fight back against a Council decision that threatens to slash their pay. More >>

Resignation as President of Wellington Tramways Union

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 8:59 am | Wellington Tramways Union

At a meeting of the Wellington Tramways Union today I announced that I would be resigning from the position later this year. I have been offered a position in the PSA (Public Service Association) as a full time Organiser. In two weeks I will be resigning as ... More >>

Letter to Steven Joyce Regarding Buses and Earthquakes

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 5:50 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The recent disasters in Christchurch & Japan have highlighted some growing disquiet around the situation facing the travelling public and our members in Wellington. More >>

Tramways Union concerned about Manners St

Friday, 26 November 2010, 5:02 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Tramways Union is concerned about the design of Manners St in central Wellington, which is due to open to city bus services this Sunday. The Tramways Union represents the majority of bus drivers in the Wellington region. More >>

Tramways Union Survey GWR Council Candidates

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 9:59 am | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Branch of the Tramways Union have surveyed candidates in the 2010 election for the Greater Wellington Regional Council. The survey ask questions about the current tendering process carried out by the Regional Council, and concerns the ... More >>

Picket Of Mana Coach Services Drivers: 31.08.2010

Sunday, 29 August 2010, 2:47 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Tramways union as part of on-going industrial action at Mana Coach services will be holding a picket at the Paraparaumu Railway Station at Midday Tuesday August 31st. More >>

Tramways Union Accepts 11.5% Pay Increase

Sunday, 22 August 2010, 11:37 am | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Branch of the Tramways union voted to accept the NZ Bus Pay offer of 11.5% at a stopwork meeting of bus drivers yesterday. Mana Coach Services still haven't improved their offer to drivers and face industrial action. More >>

Tramways Union opposes attacks on workers' rights

Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 11:49 am | Wellington Tramways Union

The Tramways Union joins other New Zealand unions in opposing attacks on industrial laws announced by the government over the weekend. More >>

Notice of Industrial Action - Wellington Tramways

Saturday, 24 April 2010, 10:57 am | Wellington Tramways Union

The Tramways Union and Manufacturing and Construction Workers Union have given notice to City Line [Valley Flyer] Go Wellington and Mana Coach Services of a strike by Union members on Wednesday 28th April. More >>

Drivers oppose increase to GST

Tuesday, 9 March 2010, 11:07 am | Wellington Tramways Union

Bus drivers unanimously opposed any increase to GST at the stopwork meeting of the Wellington Tramways Union yesterday. More >>

Mana Coach Services attempt to sue Tramways Union

Sunday, 31 January 2010, 3:46 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Mana Coach Service are attempting to sue the Wellington Tramways Union for an article published in a union newsletter in mid 2009 (see the article below). More >>

Open Letter to General Manager Operations, NZ Bus

Monday, 12 October 2009, 10:16 am | Wellington Tramways Union

I’m sure it will come as no surprise to you that the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Tramways Union condemns the NZ Bus lockout of Auckland bus drivers. Members of the Auckland Tramways Union and the three other unions that are involved with ... More >>

Wellington Bus drivers ratify offer

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 10:28 am | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington Tramways Union members at Go Wellington have voted to accept a two-year pay deal which includes increases of 7.5% and 3.5% for the first and second year respectively and a $300 one-off payment. More >>

Bus drivers welcome end of lockout

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 5:32 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Tramways Union welcomes GO Wellington's decision to lift the lockout of 300 bus drivers but says its campaign for a living wage will continue. More >>

GO Wellington escalates dispute

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 5:30 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Wellington Tramways Union says GO Wellington is needlessly inflaming the bus dispute after the company today suspended its bus controllers belonging to the Rail and Maritime Union without pay. More >>

GO Wellington strong-arms vulnerable workers

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 1:44 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

GO Wellington’s decision to lock out more than 300 low wage bus drivers from 5.30am tomorrow morning is a disgraceful act of bullying, says the Wellington Tramways Union. More >>

Union rejects Go Wellington Pay offer

Friday, 5 September 2008, 3:38 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

At Wednesday’s stopwork meeting The Wellington Tramways Union rejected Go Wellington’s latest inadequate pay offer and elected the a new union executive. More >>

 

 

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