16 Nov 2017

'They want us to go lower wage' - union boss on Wellington train strike

From Morning Report, 8:13 am on 16 November 2017

The union behind the strike wants better working conditions - something they say they've been trying to negotiate since May.

General Secretary of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union Wayne Butson tells us the biggest attack on staff terms and conditions was the employer's attempt to remove penalty rates. 

Listen to our earlier interview with Transdev's David Gould here: