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Supporting our colleagues in Norway! 

Oct 6, 2017News

The Norwegian National Union of Locomotivemen (NLF) is on strike over a key safety issue: a national common standard for locomotive drivers’ training. Failure to agree on this issue has halted negotiations for a renewed […] Read More »

Asbestos in S and V Set Trains

Oct 6, 2017News

  Today representatives from the RTBU, AWU, AMWU and ETU including our HSRs met with Sydney and NSW Trains management for the regular Asbestos Management Committee. At this meeting our team were advised that Asbestos […] Read More »

Celebrating the life of Kenneth John (Peggy) O’Neill

Oct 6, 2017News

22nd June 1951- 18th September 2017 A few days ago we lost a great man that made all the difference at Mortdale.  He was there for 31 years of the 51 years that he worked […] Read More »

PN Intermodal members: VOTE YES!

Oct 6, 2017News

Ballots should be appearing in your letterboxes. Members need to be voting yes to ALL the actions on the ballot, putting the ballot in the reply-paid envelope and posting it back without delay. If you […] Read More »

Time to Come Clean on Safety

Oct 4, 2017News

After reports from freight members around the state of ongoing shift breaches, poor fatigue management and other safety issues, your RTBU team submitted a Freedom of Information request to the Office of the National Rail […] Read More »

Save the date for Hunter area Christmas drinks!

Oct 4, 2017News

Christmas drinks will be held 9 December from 12 noon at Wickham Park Hotel. Read More »

PN propaganda boring, predictable and needs to stop!

Oct 4, 2017News

Over the past week, Pacific National management have been emailing and posting propaganda trying to discourage you from taking protected industrial action. In their letters they try every tired trick in the book from threatening […] Read More »

Congratulations to PN Bulk & Coal members!

Oct 3, 2017News

WE DID IT! PN Bulk & Coal members, congratulations on winning your ballot for a protected action ballot. Over 79% of members said it is time for action. To get the facts on protected action […] Read More »

NSW Rail History – the month of September!

Sep 30, 2017News

Bob Newham, RTBU passenger organiser, explores some of the incredible history behind NSW rail in the month of September… Download Rail History: the month of September here! Read More »

Quick survey: What workplace rules need to change?

Sep 27, 2017Australian Unions News

Australian Unions is running a short survey to give you a chance to tell us what rules at work need to change to make our workplaces fair. I’ll take you about five minutes, it’s confidential, and it […] Read More »

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