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In February 2017, a new VDAM Rule came into effect.
In August 2017, changes to the Land Transport Act were agreed by Parliament.
As part of this Act, on 6 May 2019 changes came into effect that relate to the commercial transport sector. The changes aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages.
On 6 May 2019, the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 will provide workers with minimum entitlements to rest and meal breaks. This means bus drivers will become entitled to 10-minute breaks during their typical work day, in addition to the 30-minute breaks they already receive.
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