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ACTION bunks off

By johnboy - 20 September 2006 39

Bad luck for those relying on public transport, the ACTION drivers have had enough of their management and thrown a wildcat strike.

Samuel Gordon Stewart is explaining the strike in interminable detail.

So bus users, how has the strike impact you?

What’s Your opinion?

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39 Responses to
ACTION bunks off
Ralph 10:25 am 20 Sep 06

Get cars people, or become recumbant cyclists.

GuruJ 10:10 am 20 Sep 06

I had to walk 70 minutes to work after waiting for half an hour.

Public transport is, or should be, an essential public service like hospitals or police. Any responsible workforce should not walk off the job during peak service without notification.

My current opinion of the TWU is unprintable.

James-T-Kirk 9:58 am 20 Sep 06


VYBerlinaV8 9:57 am 20 Sep 06

I dropped the kid at day care, dropped the missus at work, then parked in MY company funded carpark. And I don’t pay FBT.

James-T-Kirk 9:55 am 20 Sep 06

Wow, What an impact. I had to drop the kids of at school, pick up a co-worker, and park in my company funded parking spot.

Kind of like what I do every day!

VYBerlinaV8 9:34 am 20 Sep 06

Most consultants I know don’t bother with the ACT govt – they don’t have enough $$.

johnboy 9:31 am 20 Sep 06

“Maybe they can fine themselves $20K…”

God no!

By the time they outsource the fine process to their buddies and the consultants take their cut you’ll bankrupt the Territory!

Thumper 9:11 am 20 Sep 06

Maybe they can fine themselves $20K…

VYBerlinaV8 9:09 am 20 Sep 06

Pretty soon the ALP MLA/MP folk will go on strike too. Not that it will affect anything.

Thumper 9:06 am 20 Sep 06

An ALP government fining union members for going on strike?

Yeah, go Sonic….

Anywhere but here, preferably China…

Pandy 9:03 am 20 Sep 06

Sonic on the radio said thathe is going to allow the law (he has no choice in the matter) to take its course. That means fines of $20,000 on each driver for this ‘wildcat’ action.

GO SONIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Danman 8:46 am 20 Sep 06

yeah the rex carpark had quite a few more cars at 0715 this morn.

KK 8:31 am 20 Sep 06

I waited at my bus stop for about 10 minutes thinking the same thing as Tempestas, untill someone taking their morning walk took pity on me and told me that he had heard on the radio there was a bus strike.
So I walked home and my partner had to drive me to work.

Thumper 8:29 am 20 Sep 06

My usual carpark was chockers this morning!

Times are tough when your salt of the earth ALP voters such as bus drivers and teachers are going out on strike.

Tempestas 8:22 am 20 Sep 06

I stood for 20 minutes at my bus stop, thought gee there is no buses gooing the other way as well as mine being late. Some other commuter said that he had heard there was a bus strike, so I rang home to confirm then took the car leaving my wife carless for the day.

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