Tbilisi bus drivers strike 2012

Tbilisi bus drivers on strike following death of colleague

By | July 17th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Drivers of line 19 are protesting after one of them died following an argument with a passenger. (Photo published by Tbilisi Transport Company.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Drivers of bus line number 19 in Tbilisi on Thursday laid down work as a sign of protest, after one of their colleagues died on the job. A passenger got into a physical scuffle with a bus driver at noon on the number 19 line in the suburb Ponichala, […]

Bus strike may be over Tuesday

By | November 12th, 2012|Categories: Society|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The bus strike in Tbilisi Monday appeared to be heading for a solution, as drivers promised to return to work Tuesday if a commission is formed to study their problems. The conflict has lasted five days and encompassed more than 1300 drivers […]

Bus strike continues as negotiations fail

By | November 11th, 2012|Categories: News, Society|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Sunday, Tbilisi bus drivers met representatives of city hall to try to solve the conflict which has brought bus transport to a standstill, but the meeting ended unsuccessfully. All drivers of yellow buses in Tbilisi are on strike for the fourth day. […]

Bus strike creating difficulties for Tbilisians

By | November 10th, 2012|Categories: Society|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — A bus strike is making life difficult for the population in the capital. For a third day more than 1300 bus drivers have been on strike, as they joined a wave of workers’ protest that erupted after the parliamentary election in October. Together with […]

Bus drivers on strike in Tbilisi

By | November 8th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Drivers of the capital’s yellow buses have joined a wave of strikes that has rocked Georgia since the election. Since Thursday morning they have refused to go to work as normal but protest in order to improve their work conditions and increase their salaries. […]