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Aug 23

IR laws update at depots

The union will be visiting depots with the RTBU’s senior campaign officer Maryanne Stuart in the coming weeks to advise on the long-term strategy for dealing with the NSW government’s unfair wage policy. Read More »

Aug 18

The Hot Topic

Rally against O’Farrell government’s IR laws scheduled for Sept 8 Thousands are expected to rally on Thursday September 8 to send a strong message to the NSW government that they will not accept its unfair industrial relations laws. The Sydney rally will be the last in a series held around the state demanding fairer wages […] Read More »

Aug 16

Rally against O’Farrell Govt’s IR Laws – Sept 8

Join RTBU members and other unions on September 8 in a massive protest against the O’Farrell Government industrial relations laws and attacks on public sector workers. We want as many RTBU members to attend the rally as possible, and we want our protest to be strong and united. The RTBU will assemble at the Archibald […] Read More »

Aug 9

Unions mass in Newcastle to protest IR laws

Delegates and members joined forces with hundreds of other angry union members to protest the O’Farrell government’s unfair public sector wages policy at a lunchtime rally in the centre of Newcastle on Friday 29 July. Read More »

Aug 2

Union delivers initial pay outcome as negotiations continue

Union members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an initial 2.5% pay increase back dated to the 12th of June, as the Bus Division gears up for further negotiations. Members were asked in a secret ballot on the 1st of August whether they would accept the interim wage offer of 2.5% for now whilst the […] Read More »

Jul 8

Conciliation Win

The RTBU is pleased to announce a successful outcome in a conciliation case at the commission the NSW Industrial Relations Commission on June 22. The bus operator is now back on the job after several months off work.   Read More »

Jul 7

The new IR laws – where to now?

The new State Industrial Relations laws have passed into law. Pay rises for State Government workers are now capped at 2.5 per cent – below the level of inflation – with any additonal wage rises are now tied to productivity (cost savings). Read More »

Jun 22

The Magnificent Seven

Community anger has been mounting over the NSW Government’s unfair state sector Industrial Relations laws, and Tram & Bus Division members have been front and centre at the public protests. Read More »