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NSW Rail History – the month of September!

Sep 30, 2017News

Bob Newham, RTBU passenger organiser, explores some of the incredible history behind NSW rail in the month of September… Download Rail History: the month of September here! Read More »

Quick survey: What workplace rules need to change?

Sep 27, 2017Australian Unions News

Australian Unions is running a short survey to give you a chance to tell us what rules at work need to change to make our workplaces fair. I’ll take you about five minutes, it’s confidential, and it […] Read More »

Unions’ fight for hospitality, retail workers’ Sunday penalty rates heads to Federal Court

Sep 27, 2017News

THE Federal Court has heard that the Fair Work Commission made errors of law when penalty rates were slashed, as unions take action to protect workers. Read more via Read More »

50 Million Reasons to Vote for Protected Industrial Action

Sep 25, 2017News

As PN recently reported to you, your delegates and RTBU officials again met with PN last Wednesday and Thursday after both Parties had earlier exchanged their full log of claims documents, including Part B (Train […] Read More »

Labor lodges train petition in Parliament

Sep 22, 2017News

Blue Mountains MP Trish Doyle lodged a petition of more than 10,000 signatures in NSW Parliament on September 12, and issued a personal challenge to transport minister Andrew Constance to debate her on the floor of […] Read More »

Transport workers going above and beyond

Sep 21, 2017News

It’s great to see transport workers get recognised for going above and beyond their job description to help people. Click here to read an article in the Daily Telegraph about a Sydney Bus driver who stopped his […] Read More »

Newcastle rail line revelations proof of government shonky decision

Sep 21, 2017News

RTBU NSW MEDIA RELEASE: Revelations today that the NSW Government’s decision to close the last section of the Newcastle rail line were made prior to any costing or assessment of the light rail replacement prove the […] Read More »

$220 million per kilometre: Sydney to Newcastle rail line rejig to burn cash

Sep 21, 2017News

A fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle railway line was taken before costing the light rail replacement and without an assessment […] Read More »

Australia needs a pay rise, but instead we’ve got Cash

Sep 21, 2017News

***A message from Sally McManus, ACTU Secretary*** Michaelia Cash has built a career attacking working people for big business. Help us get a billboard up in Perth to remind people of that fact. While she […] Read More »