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RTBU joins IR protest

RTBU joins IR protest

Jun 15, 2011

The RTBU made a strong showing at today’s public sector wide protest rally against new state IR laws. Barry O’Farrell’s legislation is currently due to pass the lower house after winning support from the Shooters […] Read More »

Brian changes track after 32 years

Brian changes track after 32 years

Jun 9, 2011

Pacific National veteran and long-time RTBU delegate Brian Glover has farewelled his colleagues and accepted a job with rival operator Freightliner. Brian resigned from PN after being stood down in controversial circumstances six weeks ago. […] Read More »

Drivers pissed off about urine testing

Drivers pissed off about urine testing

May 27, 2011

Our Loco Express poll on urine testing shows strong dissatisfaction with urine testing across the rail industry. Vote now. 98% of Loco Express readers want drug testing to switch from urine to saliva swab testing, […] Read More »

Super outcome at IRA

Super outcome at IRA

May 27, 2011

Drivers at freight operator Independent Railways of Australia overwhelmingly endorsed a new Enterprise Agreement this week that pushes employer-provided superannuation up to an industry-leading 14%. The three-year agreement also kisses goodbye to an arrangement where […] Read More »

Members the focus of Loco NSW tour

Members the focus of Loco NSW tour

May 19, 2011

RTBU members will be given the opportunity to talk about the issues important to them during a NSW tour planned by the RTBU Loco Division. I will be conducting a 7-stop tour of the state […] Read More »

Working Australia Census: have your say

Working Australia Census: have your say

May 13, 2011

The Working Australia Census gives union members across Australia a chance to tell their unions about the things that are important to them. It asks questions about the main concerns for you in your workplace, […] Read More »

IRA Agreement put to vote

IRA Agreement put to vote

May 13, 2011

Independent Rail Australia (IRA) employees will vote over the next week on an Enterprise Agreement which will see pay rises of 6% over three years and strengthened protection for union representation in the work place. […] Read More »

Help set our drug and alcohol testing policy

Help set our drug and alcohol testing policy

May 12, 2011

Loco Express has been up and running for a couple of months now and we’re getting good feedback from members. As you know, we developed Loco Express as a way to let members now about […] Read More »

NSW rail benefits from Federal Budget

NSW rail benefits from Federal Budget

May 12, 2011

The Federal Government has made a major commitment to transport infrastructure to benefit passenger and freight rail in its 2011-2012 Budget. In NSW, new funding allocated in the Budget will be used to: – undertake […] Read More »

Win $8000 in travel – support Union Aid Abroad

Win $8000 in travel – support Union Aid Abroad

May 12, 2011

The RTBU is a long-time supporter of the union movement’s overseas aid arm, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA. Union Aid Abroad carries out important work supporting workers and communities living with poverty and oppression. You can play […] Read More »

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