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Workers Compensation Report – One Year On

Jun 20, 2013News

This week, to mark a year since Barry O’Farrell made significant changes to workers compensation laws, Unions NSW released the results of their online survey. Read More »

Fair go for Workers Comp Day – 19 June

Jun 11, 2013News

The first anniversary of the O’Farrell Government stripping away workers compensation rights and entitlements is coming up on the 19th of June. Read More »

Government super announcement concern for RailCorp workers

May 3, 2013News

The O’Farrell Government has revealed it may pressure RailCorp staff to pay for the compulsory superannuation increases out of their own pockets. Read More »

WestConnex: the solution we need or disaster in the making?

Mar 27, 2013News

Chairman of Infrastructure NSW, Nick Greiner’s grand plan for NSW transport is the WestConnex – a 33km highway in Sydney’s west. Read More »

Railcorp slashes almost 700 jobs

Nov 16, 2012News

Another 690 jobs have today been axed from Railcorp – a move the RTBU says will cost commuters.  Read More »

Parliament calls on Transport Minister to apologise for ‘bludgers’ comments

Nov 15, 2012News

The NSW Greens have given notice of a motion on the NSW Legislative Council which calls on the Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian to apologise for recently describing Railcorp workers as ‘bludgers’. Read More »

Transport Minister should apologise for slur on workforce

Oct 26, 2012News

Workers across NSW woke recently to see the NSW Transport Minister in the newspapers calling hardworking Railcorp workers bludgers. Read More »

What about public transport? Infrastructure NSW releases its 20-year plan

Oct 3, 2012News

Infrastructure NSW has released its 20-year plan for the future of the state’s infrastructure, recommending 70 projects, many of which are transport focused. If implemented, the projects would cost the State Government $30 billion over […] Read More »

Work Comp disputes – legal support available

Sep 26, 2012News

The NSW Government today announced a new legal assistance and review service to help resolve disputes between injured workers and insurers. A statement issued by the Minister for Finance and Services Greg Pearce says the […] Read More »

Transport Master Plan released – but will it deliver?

Sep 4, 2012News

The NSW Government’s long-awaited draft Transport Master Plan has been released, with a second harbour crossing and a CBD light rail extension forming part of the government’s plan for the future. Read More »