The Rail, Tram and Bus Union will start a series of strikes today as drivers “refuse to do voluntary overtime and cover shifts on their day off,” according to The Age.

All City Circle trams have been canned today and they’ll also be out if action from Wednesday till 4pm Friday.

On top of that, all trams will stop between 10am and 2pm as 1500 Yarra Trams drivers and customer service personnel strike.

Workers are fighting for a 6 per cent annual wage rise.



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