Browsing all articles in Know Your Rights
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.

Jan 21

Know Your Rights: Career Paths

Know Your Rights with Brett Peters this month features Career Paths

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.

Oct 28

Know Your Rights: Purchased Leave

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oct 25

Know your Rights: Rates of pay for bus trainees

With Brett Peters… 17. Rates of pay for bus trainees 17.1 Employees who commence employment on a Bus Traineeship shall, following completion of their Traineeship, move to the rate of pay for a Bus Operator Level 2.

Oct 11

Know your Rights: Paid Maternity Leave

With Brett Peters… 62. Paid Maternity Leave 62.1 A female employee is entitled to paid maternity leave in accordance with this clause and with State Transit’s Parenting Leave Procedures. 62.2 An employee who has, or will have, completed 40 weeks continuous service before the expected date of birth, is entitled to paid maternity leave.

Sep 26

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 take home pay of employees covered 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 […]