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Hobart Bus Drivers to Stop Work on Tuesday

Hobart bus drivers will stop work for four hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019 in an escalation of their dispute with Metro Tasmania.

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ARTC Board stack a disgraceful act by desperate government

Today’s appointment of a new Board Member to the ARTC, and the re-appointment of three current Board Members, is a disgraceful act by a desperate government.

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Rubbery Figures and Dubious Promises

What you need to know about the 2019 Federal Budget in a nutshell.

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It's time to hold corporate Australia to account

RTBU National Secretary spoke at the ALP National Conference in Adeliade on Sunday 16 October 2018.

Below is a transcript of his speech.


 

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ALP National Conference 2018

The 2018 ALP National Conference was an important event for the trade union movement and the RTBU in particular.

With a Federal election just months (possibly weeks) away, the National Conference settled the party’s policy platform, and saw the announcement of some major policy initiatives.

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Aurizon coal trains across Queensland set to grind to a halt this weekend

Aurizon Coal union members in Traincrew , Operations and Maintenance will start walking off the job at noon TOMORROW (Friday 14 December) in 11 days of action that will see Aurizon Coal business severely disrupted across Queensland following a breakdown in negotiations.

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No more stunts, just build high-speed rail now

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian should either get on with building high-speed rail or stop the pretence, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

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Government backtracks on My Health Record after union pressure

Changes to the My Health Record legislation to prevent employers from gaining access to an employee's confidential health information is an important step forward in building public trust in the integrity of the system, according to the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU).

 

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National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers Tomorrow

Australians are being asked to mark tomorrow’s National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers by making sure they say ‘thank you’ as they go about their daily commute.

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Results of elections for RTBU National Offices

The Australian Electoral Commission has completed counting and declared the results of contested and uncontested national office holder positions.

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