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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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Feeling stressed? New self-help support app for rail industry workers can help

Designed specifically for rail employees to help combat anxiety, stress and negative thoughts, the new RailRes app offers a menu of stress-busting exercises all in real-time. 

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Federal Govt's "extraordinary and unprecedented" intervention in ARTC negotiations

RTBU National Secretary Bob Nanva and NSW Branch Secretary Alex Claassens are writing to all members involved in the current Enterprise Agreement dispute with ARTC in NSW.

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Rail Safety Week kicks off across Australia

Fun community events, police bands and BBQ’s at stations, school competitions, pop up outdoor movie theatres, special police operations/dog squads and a visit from Thomas the Tank Engine are just some of the diverse activities to take place during this year’s annual community awareness week - Rail Safety Week commencing from Monday.

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UK Train Guards under attack

It's a familiar battle - a multi-national company and a conservative government joining forces to attack rail workers and to undermine safety on public transport.

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Chester leaves ARTC workers in limbo

The futures of rail workers in the Hunter and across regional Australia are in limbo after Minister for Transport Darren Chester today refused to rule out privatising ARTC.

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ARTC blows whistle on Joyce and Chester's privatisation treachery

The refusal of ARTC to include basic work conditions in its proposed enterprise agreement with signallers and administrative staff in NSW has blown the whistle on the National Party’s plan to attack country rail workers, according to the Rail, Train and Bus Union (RTBU).

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