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May 1

Tram and Bus Division marched tall on May Day

Sydney’s 2016 May Day March showcased the diversity and strength of our movement. This year’s celebration marks 125 years since Australia’s first May Day March held in 1891 by striking shearers at Barcaldine in Queensland. Read More »

Apr 11

May Day parade and family fun day

One of the labour movements biggest days of the year is only three weeks away! May Day remembers the battles that our movement has already fought, and the mateship, camaraderie and the determination to build the freedom and rights we enjoy today. Read More »

Mar 20

Working with Children Check – Decision

Please download this document for a copy of the decision handed down by the NSWIRC Full Bench in regards to the Crown’s motion to dismiss the application for a new Child Protection (Working with Children) Award. Read More »

Feb 17

NSW is Not For Sale!

If you care about the future of our electricity network, TAFE, hospitals and local councils get behind the NSW is Not For Sale campaign. Click the link to watch the video. Read More »

Jan 12

Working with children check update

Unions NSW on behalf of all affected workers in NSW is still disputing the $80.00 fee for the working with children check. With no foreseeable end to the matter at this point in time and the due date approaching the union advises that Bus Operators should NOW start the process of obtaining this check. Read More »

Nov 3

Working with children check

Members are advised that they should wait until next year before they pay the $80 to do their next working with children check. Unions NSW still has this matter before the IRC where they are continuing the fight to win this dispute. Read More »

Oct 7

Union victories

Please take a moment to share your favourite union victory on Facebook – to show your pride and help our union movement to grow.                                 Read More »

Nov 18

Unions NSW takes action over children check concern

Unions NSW Deputy Assistant Secretary Mark Morey will convene a meeting of unions affected by the introduction of fees to undergo the Working with Children Check after the Bus and Tram Division registered its concern about the impact this would have on its members. A number of unions are also concerned about the introduction of […] Read More »

Dec 21

Unions NSW 2012 wrap up

Check out this end of year message from Unions NSW Secretary Mark Lennon and this round up of all the hard work unions and their members have done this year to protect the jobs and conditions of working people. Proud to be union! Read More »