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In the afternoon of Tuesday 18 February 2020, the RTBU National Office was advised that Pacific National has rescinded the original CAT A SPAD notice (issued on 5 February 2020). This decision is a direct […] Read More »

Public transport growth surges past NSW government predictions

Feb 19, 2020

Reports today that show that growth of NSW’s public transport network is “hurtling past long-term government predictions” is yet another clear sign the NSW Government needs to be investing more into the heavy rail network. […] Read More »

NIF Update

Feb 17, 2020

The RTBU attended Fair Work Commission today in an attempt to resolve NIF related issues regarding consultation and NSW Trains attempt to change classifications and wages for NIF crew without consultation. The ongoing matter of […] Read More »

Love Your Bus Route this Valentine’s Day!

Feb 14, 2020

It’s Valentine’s Day – and this year no-one needs your love more than your local bus route. Today we’re spreading the bus love to protect our routes from privatisation. The NSW Government is selling off […] Read More »

RMTU NZ Activist Newsletter – latest issue

Feb 12, 2020

Our international partners, the Rail & Maritime Transport Union in New Zealand, have released their latest member newsletter. We encourage members to read it and see how our international union mates are doing. Together we […] Read More »

Sydney Metro: tunnels flooded and unreliable

Feb 12, 2020

The recent wave of bad weather in Sydney has left the Metro in turmoil. Photos of the tunnel between North Ryde and Chatswood reveal that flood water is currently sitting at the height of the […] Read More »

Stop union busting and email a senator

Feb 12, 2020

The unions proved their strength to everyone last year when they convinced the majority of the Senate crossbench to vote against the Ensuring Integrity bill. We made sure that the politicians and public knew that […] Read More »

Attorney-General decides to weigh in on casual employee sick leave

Feb 11, 2020

Attorney-General Christian Porter has said that he’ll look at legislating if recent court decisions don’t reflect the Government’s view that casual and shift workers don’t deserve extra sick leave. He appealed a court decision last […] Read More »

Operational train staff face double standards

Feb 10, 2020

Due to terrible weather conditions and to “reduce the impact on the network”, non operational staff are being asked to work from home today. Meanwhile, most operational staff such as drivers and guards have been […] Read More »