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Déjà vu – WA coal miners hit with 43% pay cut

In scenes reminiscent of the QLD RTBU/Aurizon issue last year, the Fair Work Commission has agreed to terminate an existing enterprise agreement covering 70 workers at a WA coal mine. The ruling will see workers […] Read More »

John Holland intrastate discussions

The Loco Division has been in talks with John Holland recently about the company’s Intrastate Operations. Read More »

PN auto layback issue

Auto laybacks at Pacific National have been causing problems for members for quite some time, and the union is still battling to resolve it. Read More »

Union denies millipedes behind WA crash

The WA branch of the RTBU has dismissed claims that an infestation of Portuguese millipedes was behind a train crash that resulted in several passengers being treated for minor injuries. Read More »

QLD takes crossing safety to a new level

Queensland is currently trialling a number of solutions to make open level crossings in the state safer. Read More »

Big issues on the agenda at National Locomotive Division meeting

The National Locomotive Division met recently for the first of two planned meetings for 2013. Read More »

High speed rail – is it finally coming?

A high-speed rail line between Sydney and Melbourne is a step closer to reality today after the Federal Government released a report looking into the viability of the project. Read More »

RTBU Pacific National workers stand up for their rights

RTBU members employed at Pacific National Coal will stop work at midday for 48 hours, as the company tries to resist their right to be represented by a union. Read More »

PN dispute – stay updated

The RTBU has launched ‘Fair Go for Pacific National Workers’ – a campaign website specifically for the current PN dispute. Read More »

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