Our fight for a Transport Agreement
In negotiations, our member-led negotiating team made it clear that Coles Online drivers will fight for a safe and fair agreement.
They said that a transport agreement is the best way to secure our safety and conditions at work.
That’s why our team has applied to the Fair Work Commission to negotiate our own separate transport agreement that secures:
We need to show Coles that we’re strong together
- Safe, fair and appropriate rates of pay
- Secure jobs
- Transport industry penalty and overtime rates
- Dedicated driver training
- Dedicated WH&S committee for drivers
- Transport specific personal protective equipment
Talk to your TWU representative today about how you can build power and win at your store!
Our member-led negotiating team have once again met with management.
In the meeting it became clear that Coles is ramping up its scheme to drown out our demands for a safe and fair agreement.
Our member-led negotiating team has meet with management again.
During this meeting, Coles initially refused to pay drivers an agreed interim pay rise while negotiations continued.
But by standing together, our team were able to secure a 1.4% pay increase for Coles Online Drivers with back pay to 7 July.
Our Coles Online member-led negotiating team has met with management again.
They told management that Coles’ rejection of our status, rights and conditions as drivers is not good enough.
The Coles Online member-led negotiating team have been meeting with management since April to secure a fair transport agreement.
In the latest negotiations meeting the TWU team told Coles management that Coles Online drivers will continue to fight to have Coles Online work recognised as transport work.
We used this meeting to tell Coles that rostering for drivers is vital for our safety at work.
Coles still won't listen.