The Transport and Industrial Workers Union (TIWU) is locked in negotiations with the Public Transport Service Corporation for a collective agreement for the hourly rated workers of the Corporation. The collective agreement which is being negotiated expired in 2011.
Comrade Rae Samuel of the National Workers Union (NWU) interviewed Comrade Roland Sutherland, President of TIWU, on July 26th about the progress of the negotiations. Comrade Samuel asked the TIWU president about the union’s bid to get comparative wages for bus drivers with drivers in other statutory authorities. Comrade Sutherland responded
When questioned about the union’s picketing of the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO), the president responded