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.Read More >
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.Read More >
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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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.Read More >
The Federal Government’s proposal to force migrants to settle in regional areas is a predictable but pathetic attempt to blame foreigners for the failure of successive governments to address Australia’s infrastructure and jobs challenges, RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva said today.Read More >
In the past few days you should have received your ballot papers for the RTBU elections from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). Unfortunately, a number of technical errors have occurred with the ballot papers and with the mail-out. The AEC is currently developing a strategy to ensure all Members are given the correct ballot papers as quickly as possible.Read More >
Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of public debate regarding the Federal Government's new online system for recording personal medical histories, called My Health Records. This system will allow individual users to authorise various health professionals to access and share their medical records.Read More >