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Protecting our rights to fair and equitable treatment

Aug 10, 2017News

Union representatives and delegates met with management on the 8th August to put forward our plan to secure members’ jobs. We said that where there are changes or restructures, members need every opportunity to retain […] Read More »

Dispute over time credits at Lithgow and Mt Victoria depots

Aug 10, 2017News

Members are advised that a Step 2 dispute exists over the allocation of time credit sheets in two depots. The first matter arose out of Lithgow following the issuing of altered working for their Bathurst […] Read More »

Medical Mayhem at NSW Trains

Aug 10, 2017News

NSW Trains are currently experiencing a shortage of drivers which we believe has only been exacerbated by a failure of those responsible to provide due notification for drivers about Category 1 medical examinations. At the Sydney […] Read More »

All the latest from our comrades in NZ

Aug 10, 2017News

Check out the August issue of RTMU’s The Activist to keep up with all the latest news from our Kiwi colleagues! It’s a bumper edition with updates on everything from South Island Port Bargaining to […] Read More »

War on wages: Australians are working harder and going backwards

Aug 6, 2017News

When Sahar Khalili started work as a casual pharmacist eight years ago, she was paid $35 an hour. Over the years that has fallen to as low as $30 while her rent has more than […] Read More »

Merv Flanagan Appeal

Aug 6, 2017News

Mervyn Flanagan was murdered by a strikebreaker in Camperdown during the Great Strike of 1917. Read more and learn how you can contribute to the campaign for a proper headstone and memorial for this labour […] Read More »

1917 Great Strike CDs available at cost price!

Aug 6, 2017News

Celebrate the stories and songs from one of Australia’s greatest class stuggles with a copy of the 1917 Great Strike Centenary CD! We’ve purchased 50 Great Strike CDs which we’re offering to members at cost […] Read More »

NSW Labor Conference backs push for locally-built trains

Aug 2, 2017News

Go Trish Doyle!! As Blue Mountains MP, she has been a tireless advocate for building new trains in NSW. Now she’s had a big win securing the support of delegates to the NSW Labor Conference. […] Read More »

5 August: The Great Strike Community Day

Aug 2, 2017News

When NSW railway and tramway workers from Eveleigh Railway Workshops and Randwick Tramsheds walked off the job on 2 August 1917, they triggered a strike that became one of Australia’s largest industrial conflicts. On August […] Read More »