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RTBU WA PTA now on Facebook!

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We now have the RTBU WA PTA Facebook page up and running.  https://www.facebook.com/RTBUWAPTA I ask that if you have Facebook you follow and like our page. We will use this page as an additional tool to communicate with members.  Please share our page with your…
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West Australians deserve a pay rise

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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We ask that you like and share this video to help West Australians get a pay rise  @ https://fb.watch/8DCvuBbA2G/ https://www.rtbuwa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Josh-train-cap.mp4
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Transport NOW – October 2021 National Membership Newsletter

NEWSLETTERS, PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Click here or the below image to download a pdf version of the October 2021 Transport NOW National Membership Newsletter Alternatively, you can check out the new online reader feature by clicking here. In unity, Joshua Dekuyer WA PTA Branch Secretary
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Insufficient Nominations Election

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Dear Members, Under the RTBU rules, a further recall election needs to be held for any positions not filled at the General Election. Please find attached: –  the AEC Notice with the details of positions which will need to be voted on and the timetable…
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Union Health

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Introducing Union Health (Unions)
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Position on Mandatory Vaccination

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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The RTBU asserts that the key to protecting rail, tram, and bus workers from COVID-19 lies in: long term testing in the workplace comprising of a range of measures such as Saliva Swab testing, Rapid Antigen Testing, and PCR Surveillance testing; a proactive priority vaccination…
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Deepest Sympathies & Condolences

PTA BRANCH
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On Friday the 20th of August, the Transit Officer Unit and this Union suffered a terrible loss. Senior Transit Officer Michael Ioppolo, who also held the position of Security Sub Branch Vice President, passed away in very tragic circumstances whilst snorkelling. The RTBU wishes to…
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Putting Our Kids First

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Teachers’ union launches campaign calling for end to wages cap The State School Teachers’ Union has today launched a campaign calling for an end to the cap on wages for public school teachers and lecturers. The union said that as the economy heats up and…
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‘Death Spiral’

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Despite a determined campaign by the RTBU and health fund members, the RT Health board has decided to pursue a merger with one of the ‘big four’ national funds – HCF. If the merger goes ahead as planned, RT Health will no longer exist as…
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Put a Stop to Workplace Bullying

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Bullying is repeated and unreasonable behaviour that creates a risk to health and safety. Bullying behaviour can be as direct as making threats, swearing at or abusing a worker, physical stand over tactics, or sexual harassment. It may also be more subtle and indirect. Bullying…
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Enough is enough!

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH
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Click the above image to access the recent news segment on our campaign to return to genuine enterprise bargaining. Click the above image to access the unedited and raw RTBU press conference speaking out against the State Wages Policy. In addition, click the below images…
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Roll Up For WA

PTA BRANCH
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As most of you are no doubt aware, the vaccine rollout is a Federal Government initiative and they are responsible for specifying priority populations and workgroups, drawing on advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). WA’s COVID-19 vaccination program began on 22…
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Time to Vote

PTA BRANCH
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ATTENTION: PTA RAILCAR DRIVERS TIME TO VOTE The ‘Terms of Reference’ of the Work Value Review have now been negotiated to a point where the EBA Offer is now ready to go to vote. As the vote on the Offer is a vote on all…
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Stop the Scourge

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Dear Members, The ETU is calling a Rally at Midday Thursday 3rd June 2021 on the steps of Parliament House in protest of the scourge of insecure work: Contracting Labour-Hire Outsourcing ETU Members working for Western Power are currently in dispute over this issue of…
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