Stagecoach and Workers Make Progress
Stagecoach Auckland and the Stagecoach Combined Unions have been in mediation over the last two weeks.
Good progress has been made on the remaining non-monetary issues, however the parties have remained some distance apart on the term and the pay rates.
In an endeavour to achieve a settlement based on a pay rate of $16 as sought by the Combined Unions, the mediator, Keith Handley, has suggested a new concept based on the following:
Because this is a new approach it will require a comprehensive consultation process with employees. The parties have agreed to a timetable for this process which will involve a presentation from both management and union representatives.
THERE WILL BE NO DISRUPTION TO ANY STAGECOACH BUS SERVICES