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Are you a Kiwi living in Australia? Don’t forget to vote

Sep 19, 2017News

*****A message from the Rail, Maritime Transport Union in New Zealand***** Kiwis out there across the world, this is our electoral moment. The polls have flipped: a change of government to a Labour-led government is […] Read More »

$100 billion lost

Sep 18, 2017News

*****Message from ACTU Secretary, Sally McManus****** $100 billion. That’s how much a new report this morning estimated would be lost from Australians’ superannuation thanks to wage theft, wage freezes, reduced penalty rates and cancelled workplace agreements. That’s […] Read More »

PN refusing to budge on Intermodal agreement

Sep 18, 2017News

On Wednesday 13th September an EBA meeting was held with Pacific National in an endeavour to finalise the agreement. The issue of the percentage increase was front and centre of negotiations at this meeting however […] Read More »

PN Bulk & Coal: Have you voted yet?

To PN Bulk & Coal members, With the Protected Action Ballot votes being accepted until 10am, Thursday 28th of September, we need to remind our comrades to check their mailbox and send back their ballot […] Read More »

Thoughts with those affected by London Tube bombing

Sep 16, 2017News

Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the devastating bomb blast on the London Tube. A bomb was detonated on the Tube near Parsons Green station during peak-hour, injuring at least 29 people. To […] Read More »

PN tables a summary of their ‘total package’

Sep 13, 2017News

The original plan was that PN would provide your EA negotiation team with a copy of a draft EA outlining what the company wanted on Monday. On Friday afternoon they phoned and changed their mind […] Read More »

These are the most anti-union laws we have seen in a generation

Sep 13, 2017News

***Message from Sally McManus, ACTU Secretary*** Michaelia Cash is trying to convince the Senate to pass the most anti-union laws we have seen in a generation – the so-called Ensuring Integrity Bill. This is a […] Read More »

PN Bulk & Coal: What’s at stake in the protected action ballot?

Sep 11, 2017Uncategorized

This Protected Action Ballot is our only way of ensuring that we can take industrial action to fight for fair working conditions, without worrying about losing our jobs. Remember this is a postal ballot, so […] Read More »

Battle against DOO operation looms in NZ

Sep 10, 2017News

The latest RMTU union magazine is a bumper issue, with coverage of the NZ parliamentary elections, a profile of a key Womean union delegate and the looming battle against DOO operation. Catch up on all the […] Read More »

Join us at the 2017 Taree Railway Retirement ‘Smoko’

Sep 8, 2017News

The 2017 Taree Railway Retirement ‘Smoko’ is coming up on November 6th! Make sure you join us and come along. The event will be held at Taree Railway Bowling Club, 11am. All past and present employees […] Read More »