Drivers link all this to Government tendering leading company pressure to meet unreasonable expectations that are ultimately lumped on them. Delegates from across the bus industry met at Minchinbury for the final time this year. The conversation they had is about safety and the fight for toilets and amenities where bus drivers work.
Solid Enterprise Agreements are now in place across the industry; our time is now to enforce safety at work for drivers. Bus drivers are an integral part of our communities, why is there still not enough toilets or amenities they can use?
We will take this fight to the NSW Government, the economic employer in buses. Bring It On.
I have been in the bus industry for thirty years and I am angry we still do not have amenities or places for drivers to go to the toilet. They talk about wanting females in the industry, what a joke, the TWU has learned that one of the female members takes a bucket with her when she works.
Mick Pieri, Assistant
In a TWU Survey, drivers were asked what they were thinking about before they started work: