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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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Owen signs off

The golden thread which runs through Owen Doogan’s career has been sticking up for others. 


 

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SA Government moves privatisation goal posts again

Adelaide Metro rail workers have been frustrated by confusing messages from the State Government in the lead-up to the commencement of operations under the private contractor.


 

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A stronger safety net for 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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Delegates discussion board lights up

A new Facebook Discussion Board has been set up to allow RTBU Delegates to share information discuss workplace issues.


 

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Union members protect public

It’s 4am on a warm spring morning and NSW Trains managers are anxiously pacing up and down platforms in Newcastle, Lithgow and Wollongong, their workforce out on the grass.


 

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In-Principle Agreement reached on PNI Train Crew roll-over

After robust negotiations, an “in-principle agreement” agreement has been reached with Pacific National on a rollover position for the new PIN Intermodal Train Crew EA.


 

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Tell your local MP to keep freight on Aussie trains

A Federal Transport Department proposal to make it easier foreign-flagged ships to compete for freight transport work could see intermodal services being undercut by exploited seafarers earning as little as $7 an hour.


 

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