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Mar 23

Know Your Rights – Hours of Work

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

Sep 17

Your rights and conditions protected under the new Award

The Bus Division of the RTBU has negotiated for the new Bus Operators Award to maintain all existing conditions. Members voted overwhelmingly at rank and file meetings (unanimous at most locations) to demand that all existing Award conditions remain included in the new Agreement – and the Union had delivered. You can download details of the […] Read More »

Sep 5

Bus Express TV – Sept 5

In this edition of Bus Express, Chris Preston and David Woollams give an update on the proposed new Enterprise Agreement. Read More »

Jul 18

Award negotiations begin

With the current Bus Operators Award expiring in December, negotiations between the Union and the State Transit Authority for a new Award have commenced. Following very large rank and file depot meetings where members voted overwhelmingly (unanimous at most locations) to demand that all existing Award conditions remain included in the new Agreement, State Transit […] Read More »

Nov 18

Bus drivers vote overwhelmingly for a better deal

Bus drivers have voted overwhelming in favour of a 3.25 per cent annual pay rise from State Transit Authority (STA) after a ballot of drivers across all fourteen depots. The offer was put to drivers yesterday, and over 75% per cent of members voted to accept it – a barnstorming result! Read More »

Aug 22

Drivers back paid as talks continue

The new interim Bus Operator Award was ratified last Friday, August 19, before Justice Staff at the industrial relations commission. The award will see bus operators receive a 2.5% pay rise, back paid until June 12. This payment will go through in the off pay-week beginning August 31. Read More »

Jun 22

STA Award Negotiations

Our Log of Claims for the new Award has been lodged with STA.  Now that our current agreement has expired, STA is able to provide a formal response and intensive negotiations over the Log of Claims have begun. Read More »