Aurizon Enterprise Bargaining Survey
RTBU members employed at Aurizon are urged to complete an online survey to assist in the enterprise bargaining process.
State Government reviewing Workers Comp
The State Government is currently reviewing the existing Workers’ Compensation legislation. The RTBU is asking members to sign an e-petition to keep the current arrangements and not remove or water down the rights of injured workers.
RTBU: a proud history
The RTBU was formed 1 March 1993 through the historic amalgamation of three railway unions and one tram and bus union. These unions have a strong tradition dating back to the nineteenth century. The oldest was the Locomotive Engine Drivers' Association which formed in 1861 in Victoria making the RTBU the oldest rail union in Australia.
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers work for members
Maurice Blackburn have a long history of helping our members face legal problems related and unrelated to their employment.
Improvements in RTBU rthealth Fund
From 1 December 2012, all rthealth members who register themselves on the RTBU health plan will receive a 5% reduction in their contributions. This is a positive benefit which for some members will amount to a reduction of more than $200 a year in health fund contributions (over and above the 10, 20 or 30% subsidy provided by the Government).
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