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Crucial Legal Win For Wellington Bus Drivers

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 1:41 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The decision by the Employment Relations Authority that the definition of “work period” is the time between a driver starting and finishing their work regardless of split shifts or other arrangements over this period has been welcomed by the Wellington ... More >>

Wellington Bus Drivers Reject Buyout Of Conditions - Set Deadline

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 12:49 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington Bus drivers at NZ Bus this morning rejected the Next Capital-owned company’s attempt to buy out their terms and conditions and voted to resume strike action if the company does not return to the table with a fair offer by May 28. Tramways Union ... More >>

Public transport reform welcomed

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:10 am | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington bus drivers are welcoming reform of the Public Transport Operating Model (PTOM) says their union. More >>

Council must take responsibility for driver shortages

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 2:12 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

The Greater Wellington Regional Council's concern about a bus driver shortage is hypocrisy at its worst says the Wellington Tramways Union. More >>

Security for half of Wellington’s bus drivers as deal sets

Friday, 8 February 2019, 1:11 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington and Hutt Valley Bus drivers working for New Zealand Bus in the Wellington Region have ratified their collective agreements with the company maintaining their terms and conditions and increasing their pay. More >>

Wellington Drivers vote for industrial action

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 1:22 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington bus drivers voted for industrial action including a fare strike - driving buses while refusing to take fares - from the 28th of January if their employer NZ Bus continues to force part-time shifts on them. More >>

GWRC’s select committee denials "Trump-like"

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:43 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

GWRC’s select committee denials "Trump-like" Tramways Union Wellington media release 27 September 2018 More >>

Bus drivers welcome select committee hearing

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 4:09 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Wellington’s bus drivers are welcoming tomorrow’s select committee hearing into the Wellington bus fiasco and hope MPs can get the Greater Wellington Regional Council to answer questions that have been put to them repeatedly by drivers over the past ... More >>

Wellington bus drivers vote to strike

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 2:14 pm | Wellington Tramways Union

Hundreds of Wellington region bus drivers have voted for an ongoing strike at any and all of the region’s public transport bus companies that have not settled a collective employment agreement by October 23. More >>

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 >>