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Unionists witness Korea’s persecution of trade unionists and demand justice

Peter Allen from RTBU Queensland was part of the international trade union solidarity delegation to South Korea recently, protesting against the imprisonment of Cho Sung-deok, vice-president of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers' Union. 

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Respect Our Workplace

On the first-ever National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers, RTBU National President Phil Altieri gives a heart-felt explanation of why this landmark day is so important for RTBU members across the country.

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Tragic incident prompts National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers

The tragic death of Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Sharma will be marked by a National Day of Respect for Public Transport Workers, to be held next Wednesday 9 November 2016.

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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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