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Tasmanian Government late for the bus on overcrowding

Two’s company, 40’s a crowd, but the numbers hoping to ride Tasmania’s buses are far more than that.


 

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Privatisation fight will go all the way to the South Australian election

The RTBU has vowed fight the South Australian Government’s privatisation agenda all the way to next year’s March state election.


 

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ALP Special National Platform Conference wrap

Last week the Australian Labor Party held its national conference to determine its policy platform for the next Federal election.


 

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Failed appeal is another nail in the coffin of rail privatisation fiasco

The failure of the Rail Commissioner to overturn a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission regarding Redeployment, Retraining and Redundancy conditions for rail workers is another nail in the coffin for the South Australian Government’s rail privatisation fiasco.


 

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RTBU Launches campaign to protect COVID-vulnerable workers

The RTBU has launched a national campaign to better protect workers who are at significant risk of death or serious illness from COVID-19.


 

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Botched privatisation process putting rail safety at risk

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) has raised serious safety concerns about the South Australian Government’s botched privatisation of passenger rail services.


 

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Transport NOW January 2021

The new-look RTBU National member newsletter, Transport NOW, is hot off the presses!

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New deal cements a pay rise

Achieving a 9 per cent pay rise over three years in the current environment is a great result by any standard, but it was even more remarkable for workers on TasRail’s cement line in Northern Tasmania.


 

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WA PTA Members seeking to lift the cap

The RTBU WA PTA Branch has been left with no other option then to challenge the current statewide pay cap being imposed upon their members.


 

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Work less, get paid the same

Work, rest, and play, in the right balance, are the secret to a happy life.


 

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