“The ball is in StarTrack’s court, and we implore the major transport operator to act responsibly.”
In a statement to media outlets on Friday, StarTrack said less than one-third of its workforce had voted to support the strike action and its best and final pay offer was of a guaranteed pay rise of 9 per cent over three years.
“We are disappointed that the TWU is threatening this action during a time when the crucial supply of essential goods has never been more important,” it said.
“Any industrial action would have a significant impact on customers, particularly those in vulnerable regional communities requiring essential supplies such as medicines, protective equipment and vaccines.”
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