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Western Sydney rail announcement puts heat on Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull is under renewed pressure to deliver on rail and public transport in the forthcoming Federal Budget, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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FWC confirms Unions' right to protect employee anonymity during disputes

The right of unions to protect the identity of members during disputes has been confirmed by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

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Public transport doesn’t pass the SuperCoach test

EVERY SuperCoach knows that leadership occasionally requires you to be ruthless. There’s no room for plodders who are not performing on the field.

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Inland Rail Farce: Toowoomba office con won't fool anyone

The opening of an Inland Rail Office in Toowoomba is an expensive con that won’t fool anyone into thinking that the project really exists.

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FWC decision undermines union power to run anonymous disputes

The ability of unions to protect the identity of members who wish to remain anonymous in industrial disputes has been undermined by a decision in the Fair Work Commission.

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Watson's decision on Domestic Violence Leave vindicates his decision to retire

RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva today said Fair Work Commission Vice President Graeme Watson's last ruling as a Commissioner vindicated his decision to retire.

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RTBU Blasts Penalty Rates Decision

The RTBU has blasted the decision by the Fair Work Commission to cut Sunday penalty rates for workers in the hospitality, fast food, retail and pharmacy industries.

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Pacific National Ignores Decision and Sacks Workers

Pacific National will tomorrow terminate the employment of twelve Hunter-based train drivers and finish up another 27 through voluntary retrenchment - even though there is work available at other nearby depots and other locations within the business. 

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Dave Oliver a Champion of the Labour Movement

Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) National Secretary and ACTU Vice President Bob Nanva today congratulated outgoing ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver for his enormous contribution to the Australian labour movement.

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Nanva calls for new rules to protect integrity of Fair Work Commission

A national union leader has slammed the high-profile resignation of Fair Work Commission vice-president Graeme Watson, warning that his departing criticisms of the industrial umpire risk undermining the integrity of the nation’s workplace tribunal.

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