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Sydney bus drivers threaten 48-hour strike over face masks and social distancing – The Guardian

Union wants NSW government to put ‘safety of the travelling public first’ during Covid-19 crisis and enforce mask-wearing on public transport



Sydney bus drivers are threatening to strike unless masks are made compulsory for passengers on crowded buses and social distancing on public transport is strictly enforced.
The Rail, Tram and Bus Union New South Wales has written to the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, giving notice of a 48-hour work stoppage next week unless the government enforces health and safety guidelines to keep commuters and transport workers safe.
RTBU tram and bus division secretary David Babineau said since the Covid-1…

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