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Jun 16

Know Your Rights – Bereavement Leave

This month Brett Peters highlights our rights to Bereavement/Compassionate leave. Read More »

May 23

Know Your Rights – Working of Voluntary Overtime

This month Brett Peters presents Working of Voluntary Overtime Read More »

Mar 23

Know Your Rights – Hours of Work

This month Brett Peters takes us through section 27 – Hours of Work. Read More »

Feb 13

Know your rights: Job Share

This month, Brett Peters takes us through our rights to Job Share as set out in the Award. Read More »

Jan 21

Know Your Rights: Career Paths

Know Your Rights with Brett Peters this month features Career Paths Read More »

Dec 1

Know Your Rights: Paid Maternity Leave

Paid maternity leave 62.1 A female permanent employee is entitled to paid maternity leave in accordance with this clause and with State Transit’s Parenting Leave Procedures. Read More »

Oct 28

Know Your Rights: Purchased Leave

Brett Peters presents October’s Know Your Rights – Purchased leave for personal or family needs. Read More »

Dec 5

Know your rights: A Christmas edition

with Brett Peters…. I would like to wish all RTBU Bus and Tram Division members and their families a safe, happy and prosperous holiday season and New Year.Your membership and input is what makes our union strong. Section 42. Rosters 42.3 Employees shall be rostered off on two clear days in each rostered week. 42.4 […] Read More »

Nov 22

Know your Rights: Meal breaks

with Brett Peters…. 36. Meal breaks 36.1 Employees shall not be rostered to work for more than five hours without an unpaid meal break. 36.2 A minimum of 40 minutes and a maximum of 50 minutes shall be allowed for an unpaid meal break. 36.5 Meal breaks shall be provided at a time when an […] Read More »

Nov 8

Know your rights: Income protection

With Brett Peters… 18. Income protection 18.1 There will be no roster changes made solely for the purpose of reducing the rake home pay of employees cover by this Award. 18.2 No shift changes will result in a loss of take home pay of more than two percent over a twelve month period (based on […] Read More »