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Fake shifts = fake APM

Mar 6, 2017News

We recently reported a recommendation from the Fair Work Commission regarding Port Waratah rosters. Shortly after that the RTBU wrote to Pacific National seeking clarity on how it calculated the hours. Read the News Flash […] Read More »

Let’s support businesses who won’t cut rates: send your pics!

Mar 5, 2017News

One of our members from the Blue Mountains has sent in the details of a business which won’t be cutting Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for its staff. Glenbrook Liquor Store has a sign out […] Read More »

Get special RTBU rates when you book your next hotel!

Mar 3, 2017News

RTBU members can access special rates at Toga Hotels (including Adina Apartment Hotels, Medina Serviced Apartments and Travelodge Hotels) throughout Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Here’s how to make a reservation and get the discount Read More »

National Rally to Protect Our Jobs!

Mar 3, 2017News

The Turnbull Government has waged war on all workers with the ABCC laws. New ABCC laws means in the construction industry: • Jobs will be lost • Lives will be lost – safety is at […] Read More »

NIF update: Loco Division opposes DOO in its entirety

Mar 2, 2017News

Locomotive Division Passenger Vice President Dan Leece and Intercity Divisional Councillor Mick Bindley have been conducting a joint tour of NSW Trains’ inter-city depots with NSW Branch Secretary, Alex Claassens and a representative from the […] Read More »

Queensland Rail’s new train order derailed

Mar 2, 2017News

The Queensland Government has halted the delivery of new trains for Queensland Rail (QR) from the manufacturer in India, because of ongoing problems with their operation. Read more via the ABC. Read More »

Union Pride Mardi Gras March

Mar 1, 2017News

Calling all Union Members that are ready to get their pride on at Mardi Gras in 2017! Date: Saturday, March 04, 2017 Time: 06:00 PM – 11:00 PM Where: Sydney Find out more at Unions NSW Read More »

Union slams metro rail construction on Bankstown line

Mar 1, 2017News

The Rail Tram and Bus Union NSW have slammed the construction on the Bankstown rail line caused by metro rail, calling it unnecessary and disruptive. Read the media release here.   Read More »

Outcome: Freightliner Coal Lift Up Lay Back Dispute

Feb 28, 2017News

Last Friday the FWC handed down its decision in relation to this dispute. The commissioner ruled that the construction of clause 36 allows for Freightliner to use the lift up and lay back provision, the […] Read More »

Sunday rate cuts to increase casualisation of the workforce

Feb 28, 2017News

The impact of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to cut Sunday penalty rates will be felt acutely by the hundreds of thousands of workers who will have their pay slashed by up to $3400 […] Read More »