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May 31

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Let’s make sure we are ready  After the Kingsgrove BBQ the RTBU recently held, we received a great letter from one of our members. It said: Gary hi, Thank you to you, Chris & David for coming to our depot & extending a very welcome gesture through a simple BBQ. I think we have made […] Read More »

Sep 26

Transport forum addresses the new political environment

Over 100 delegates attended a forum at Trades Hall on Thursday 1 September which aimed to prepare transport workers for their new political and working environment following the recent change of government. Read More »

Sep 9

Record number of bus drivers attend public sector rally

Hundreds of Sydney and Newcastle bus drivers turned out at yesterday’s public sector rally in the Domain, providing a good illustration of the level of anger among workers at the O’Farrell Governments IR legislation. Read More »

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 »

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 8

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O’Farrell’s Law Hits Bus Drivers STA Bus Drivers have been left in limbo by the State Government’s public sector unfair IR laws, which have hit just as bus drivers and STA commence negotiations on a new Award. Read More »