Delays Expected in Inner West as Bus Drivers Strike for 24 Hours [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Delays Expected in Inner West as Bus Drivers Strike for 24 Hours [Headlines]

Bus passengers in the Inner West are being warned to expect delays, as drivers strike for 24-hours over pay and conditions.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 6 Dec 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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Bus passengers in the Inner West are being warned to expect delays, as drivers strike for 24-hours over pay and conditions.

They argue that they should be paid the same amount as other Sydney drivers for doing the same job.
Bus drivers in the South West and train drivers who refuse to drive foreign-made trains, will walk off the job tomorrow.

The Teachers Federation says it will ignore a ruling to cancel a strike, because the issues they are protesting are too serious.

The first 24 hour strike in a decade will be held tomorrow, despite the Industrial Relations Commission ordering it to be called off.

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