PRESS STATEMENT Thu 16 June 05
It is agreed that the following statement which will be released by the mediator is the only press statement to be made about the negotiations.
Stagecoach Auckland and the Stagecoach Combined Unions have been in mediation over the last two days n and a settlement has been reached subject to ratification by the combined union membership.
The settlement will be recommended to an all up meeting by the Combined Union negotiating team.
The meeting is to be held at 4 pm on Sunday 19 June. This has been timed to minimise any inconvenience to the travelling public.
The Mediator Keith Handley says the proposed agreement is based on the following:
· A top rate of $16.00
· A two year term
· A lump sum
· A revised overtime arrangement
For up to date information about services for Sunday afternoon passengers should check with Rideline(MAXX) or Stagecoach Websites.