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Law must change to stop the race to the bottom – NZ Tramways Union

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Just a month ahead of the first change of contracts for Wellington’s bus service, Tramways Union members spoke at select committee this morning to make it clear to MPs that bus drivers shouldn’t pay the price for competitive tendering. The call for legal protections for drivers follows the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s decision to tender […]

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Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

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. The Greater Wellington Regional Council has awarded public transport contracts to Tranzit & Uzabus, which pay the people who drive its buses significantly less than the current provider NZ […]

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