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Transport NOW – April 2022 National Membership Newsletter

NEWSLETTERS, PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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It’s my pleasure to post to you the latest edition of the RTBU’s national quarterly magazine, Transport NOW. With the Federal election coming up, this edition includes a feature on some of the key seats to watch on May 21. We’ve also included a feature…
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March 2022 Membership Newsletter – Passenger Services Division

NEWSLETTERS, PTA BRANCH
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Dear Members — Please click here to access the full 4 page March 2022 PTA Branch Membership Newsletter (PNG Version).  Please click here to access the full 4 page March 2022 PTA Branch Membership Newsletter (PDF Version).  In unity, Joshua Dekuyer
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WA Amalgamation

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Please click the link to view the latest update on ‘WA Amalgamation’ from RTBU National Secretary Mark Diamond. Please see below links to related documents from the Fair Work Commission. Decision RTBU Registered Rules If you have any queries regarding any of these documents, please…
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RTBU Home Loans

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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Home Loans for RTBU Members, their family and friends Over 160 years ago a small group of Victorian locomotive drivers got together and unionised their workplace causing a ripple effect across the country. Over the coming years, rail workers everywhere started to band together to…
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December 2021 Membership Newsletter – Passenger Services Division

NEWSLETTERS, PTA BRANCH
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Dear Members Please click here to access the full 4 page December 2021 PTA Branch Membership Newsletter (PNG Version) or here for the PDF Version I encourage you to take the time to read this newsletter (and all others). This newsletter contains a reflection on this…
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We Run the Network

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH
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It is no secret that RTBU members run the network. So it should be of no surprise that RTBU members demand respect & dignity in their workplace.   You can download this artwork to print as your own poster or contact the RTBU for a…
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Mass Members Meeting – Public Sector Alliance

CAMPAIGNS, PTA BRANCH
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Put an end to wages policy and restrictive bargaining caps. Join us for a Mass Members Meeting with our Public Sector Alliance comrades. About this event: Public sector union members will not be divided: wages policy and measures that limit our capacity to bargain fairly…
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RTBU WA PTA now on Facebook!

PTA BRANCH, WA BRANCH
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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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