Talks bid to keep the trains running

Original article by Andrew Clennell
The Australian – Page: 3 : 18-Jan-18

The NSW Business Chamber estimates that a proposed strike by Sydney train drivers on 29 January would cost the state economy about $A100m. The heads of Unions NSW and the Rail, Tram & Bus Union will hold talks with officials from Sydney Trains and Transport for NSW on 18 January, in a bid to avert industrial action. The State Government is offering a pay rise of 2.5 per cent, but Unions NSW secretary Mark Morey says recent productivity gains provide scope for a higher wage increase.

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