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Lights on for Manmeet

On Wednesday 2 November, bus drivers around the country will drive with their lights on in a mark of respect for fallen Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Alisher.  Many will also wear black armbands.

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RTBU Shocked by Death of Brisbane Bus Driver

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is offering support to union members and staff affected by today's death of a bus driver at Moorooka in Queensland.

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Response to Bill Leak and The Australian

The Australian newspaper recently published a disgraceful attack on rail workers, accusing them of faking incidents of family violence in order to take time off work.

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Train Driver’s National Health Survey: last chance to participate!

The RTBULD has given support for a National Train Driver’s Health Survey. This is in response to the ever increasing health issues being experienced by Enginepersons/Drivers within our Rail environment.

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Chaos ensues as bus fire brings Sydney to a standstill

In an all too regular occurrence another STA bus has caught fire, this time on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Vale Bryan Nye OAM

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) today expressed its sadness at the passing of former Chief Executive of the Australasian Railways Association Bryan Nye OAM.

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Stop work meeting for all RTBU members at Adelaide Metro

Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) members at Adelaide Metro will attend a stop work meeting between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 14 September.

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Adelaide Metro workers achieve negotiating breakthrough

Adelaide Metro workers have voted to suspend industrial action planned for tomorrow after a breakthrough in negotiations with the State Government, the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) said today.

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Industrial action comes after three years of stonewalling

Today’s industrial action at Adelaide Metro has come about due the Rail Commissioner’s stonewalling tactics over pay and conditions for public transport workers, the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) said today.

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900 days without a pay rise: Adelaide Metro workers have had enough

Frustrated rail workers at Adelaide Metro have decided to take 4-hour strike action on Thursday (25 August, 2016).

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