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PN Bulk & Coal: Have you voted yet?

To PN Bulk & Coal members, With the Protected Action Ballot votes being accepted until 10am, Thursday 28th of September, we need to remind our comrades to check their mailbox and send back their ballot […] Read More »

PN Bulk & Coal: What’s at stake in the protected action ballot?

Sep 11, 2017Uncategorized

This Protected Action Ballot is our only way of ensuring that we can take industrial action to fight for fair working conditions, without worrying about losing our jobs. Remember this is a postal ballot, so […] Read More »

PN Delegates: We need your help

Sep 4, 2017Uncategorized

Thank you to all our delegates who have helped bring the fight for a fair agreement all the way to this Protected Action Ballot. Now it’s time for us to make sure our workers are […] Read More »

Rail History insights from August

Aug 25, 2017Uncategorized

Read below as Bob Newham, RTBU passenger organiser, explores some of the incredible history behind rail in New South Wales. As you will discover, the month of August has many stories to tell… August 1906 […] Read More »

Asbestos found on Sydney Metro North West site as union demands answers

Aug 21, 2017News Uncategorized

By Anna Patty, SMH.  Workers at the Sydney Metro North West site who fear they may have been exposed to asbestos returned to work on Friday after the area was shut down for inspection this […] Read More »

NEWSFLASH: Pacific National Bulk & Coal NSW

Aug 17, 2017Uncategorized

Pacific National Bulk & Coal NSW Make Your Voice Heard At recent depot meetings, you endorsed your delegates and organisers to apply for a protected action ballot. This ballot is your chance to tell management […] Read More »

Rail safety week kicks off!

Aug 14, 2017Uncategorized

Today marks the start of the annual Rail Safety Week, with programs underway all around Australia and New Zealand. An initiative of harm prevention charity the TrackSAFE Foundation, Rail Safety Week runs this year from August […] Read More »

Media Release: Aurizon jobs at risk in sell-off

Aug 14, 2017Uncategorized

Media Release, 14 August 2017 Aurizon jobs at risk in sell-off The Rail, Tram and Bus Union is seeking urgent discussions with Aurizon following news today that the jobs of around 50 workers in their […] Read More »

Secretary’s wrap

Aug 11, 2017Uncategorized

Since we first heard about the NSW Government’s plan to purchase cheap off-the-shelf trains for the Blue Mountains line we’ve known it was a bad idea. This week the full extent of the changes needed […] Read More »

Update No.6: Asbestos in C and K Sets

Jul 22, 2017News Uncategorized

The Sydney Trains WHS Divisional Committee has advised the Locomotive Division that the following C and K sets have been tested and verified safe to re-enter service by an external independent Hygienist. Download the Footplate […] Read More »