SUNBUS TOWNSVILLE INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Sunbus Townsville Drivers: See below for the industrial action timetable.


Sunbus Townsville Drivers – there is upcoming industrial action which has been voted on by you and your colleagues. The timing for Protected Industrial Action is as follows:

  1. A ban on the collection of fares commencing at 5.00am on Saturday, 16 September 2017 and continuing until 4.00am on Sunday, 17 September 2017.
  2. A ban on the collection of fares commencing at 5.00am on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 and continuing until 2.00am on Wednesday, 20 September 2017.
  3. The wearing of badges or clothing or hats with TWU branding and/or TWU EBA campaign messaging instead of, or in addition to the employer’s uniforms from 5.00am on Saturday, 16 September 2017 and continuing until 4.00am on Sunday, 17 September 2017.
  4. The wearing of badges or clothing or hats with TWU branding and/or TWU EBA campaign messaging instead of, or in addition to the employer’s uniforms from 5.00am on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 and continuing until 2.00am on Wednesday, 20 September 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: There is a possibility that drivers who refuse to take fares during this period will see their wages garnished by the company to the tune of up to 20.9%. This is unavoidable, but is a small price to pay for a better deal for the next several years.

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