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Redundancy process forces dispute at PN

May 14, 2014News

With all business divisions of Pacific National calling for redundancies, the RTBU is now in dispute with the company. Read More »

The Abbott Trap: Commuters Forced to Drive and Forced to Pay

May 14, 2014News

People in outer suburban areas will be forced onto roads they can’t afford to use, after the Abbott Government attacked commuters in the Federal Budget. Read More »

Pacific National job cuts a back-door attempt at casualisation

May 9, 2014News

Plans to cut 165 jobs at Pacific National appears to be a back-door attempt at casualising the company’s workforce, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union. Read More »

RTBU joins May Day march

May 8, 2014News

RTBU members and officials were among the thousands of workers who took to the streets on the weekend as part of Sydney’s May Day march. Read More »

Firing up the BBQ on the latest Loco Tour

Apr 14, 2014News

RTBU members in western and southern NSW given the opportunity to meet with RTBU organisers, grab a snag, and provide feedback on the union’s activities as part of the Loco Tour. Read More »

National Secretary advocates for fairer pre-selection

Mar 14, 2014News

In a recent speech for the Australian Fabian Society, RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva said that the ALP’s current pre-selection process was “broken”. Read More »

Global support for Aurizon workers

Mar 13, 2014News

Messages of support for Aurizon workers, who have been forced to take protected industrial action in order to get a fair agreement, have been flying in from all over the world. Read More »

Remembering rail union legend, Bob Crow

Mar 13, 2014News

In the early hours of Tuesday 11 March, legendary UK union leader Bob Crow died of a heart attack, aged 52. Read More »

Have you saved your seat at Town Hall?

Mar 6, 2014News

Public transport is going to the hot topic at the upcoming Sydney Alliance: People’s Agenda meeting held on Wednesday 26th March. Read More »

Rail network will be compromised if rail staff can’t find a car park

Mar 2, 2014News

Taking 1000 car spots away from key transport workers at train stations could effect the on time running of the rail network, the NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union said today. Read More »