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Overcrowding on the Illawarra line sparks community action

Jun 15, 2017News

Illawarra commuters are so frustrated by overcrowding on the South Coast train line that they’ve started a petition and hope to trigger a debate in NSW Parliament. Read more here. Read More »

National Day of Action: June 20

Jun 15, 2017News

Join us as we rally on Tuesday the 20th of June at Belmore Park from 11am. It’s time to fight back after Malcolm Turnbull has: – Brought back the ABCC to CUT wages, conditions and […] Read More »

Stop the penalty rates cuts today

Jun 15, 2017News

** Post via Australian Unions** In less than two weeks, 700,000 working people across Australia are due to have their weekly pay packets slashed by around $70 a week because they have to work on […] Read More »

Attention PN members

Jun 9, 2017News

Your RTBU Negotiating Team has been hard at work to get a negotiated outcome which reflects the views of members , and deliver the best deal for you in your new Agreement. While we still […] Read More »

RailTrain EA: VOTE NO!

Jun 9, 2017Uncategorized

Your RTBU negotiating Team met with RailTrain today (Friday 9 June). The RTBU was back at the table (after our win in the Fair Work Commission last week) to start to negotiate the Infrastructure stream […] Read More »

Update on the PN NSW Enterprise Agreement

Jun 6, 2017News

After months of nothing, Pacific National has finally begun to negotiate in person rather than by letter. The company agreed to use both the current Coal and Bulk agreements as base documents to work through […] Read More »

RailTrain: Victory on one agreement

Jun 6, 2017News

Your Union has had a victory in the Fair Work Commission late on Friday 2 June, with Railtrain backing down and agreeing to go back to the original RTBU position of one Enterprise Agreement. This […] Read More »

RailTrain unilaterally changes the scope of the EA

May 29, 2017News

RailTrain is still maintaining its position to separate the Enterprise Agreement into two – a position the RTBU vehemently opposes. Read the Newsflash here. Read More »

The Liberals’ true hidden agenda

May 26, 2017News

An article in the AFR today reveals the true agenda behind the NSW Government’s bus privatisation plans: the full privatisation of all public transport in Australia. The article covers a new report from Infrastructure Australia […] Read More »

NSW Transport Minister Constance humiliated in Supreme Court

May 25, 2017News

— MEDIA RELEASE — NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance MP was today humiliated in the Supreme Court when his attempt to sue his way to bus privatisation failed. Once the Government realised its application was […] Read More »