The NO VOTE on the Enterprise Agreement is a great win for Transgrid employees and their conditions.
The majority of eligible employees who could vote said NO to the offer from management clearly showing that you expect a fair and equitable agreement.
Moving forward, your representatives will be meeting with management to discuss future negotiations.
The NO VOTE has sent a clear message to management that employees do care about the diminution of their conditions and the reduction of coverage of the Enterprise Agreement.
The NO VOTE adds strength to your representative’s arguments and will add weight to the arguments your representatives put to management.
It is important to understand that the strength of the union movement in gaining better conditions for employees is in its numbers. Now is a great time to talk to non-union members about the benefits of joining.