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Sydney & NSW Trains EA Update 15

Nov 6, 2017Uncategorized

Download a PDF of this update here.  Your combined rail unions (CRU) negotiating team met with management on the 24th and 26th October to try to reach agreement on the issues you said matter most […] Read More »

ACTU: Banks aren’t super

Nov 3, 2017Uncategorized

Banks aren’t super. But the Turnbull Government wants to give big banks access to our retirement savings. Australian Unions released a dossier on the banking scandals that have occurred in the last year. There’s literally […] Read More »

Update: PN EA Negotiations Actions to Date

Nov 1, 2017Uncategorized

You can download a PDF of this newsflash here. On 18 October 2017, Pacific National wrote to employees proposing to commence bargaining for two separate Enterprise Agreements, rather than a single Enterprise Agreement comprising both […] Read More »


Nov 1, 2017Uncategorized

The unity and strength of the RTBU Membership has been shown by a resounding YES vote for Protected Industrial Action. As a result of the Membership standing together, Pacific National Intermodal has sought to come […] Read More »

October – rail history insights

Oct 31, 2017Uncategorized

Read below as Bob Newham, RTBU Rail Divisional Secretary explores some of the incredible history behind rail in New South Wales. As you will discover, the month of October has many stories to tell… You […] Read More »

PN Newsflash: Protected Action Update

Oct 27, 2017Uncategorized

Get Ready for More Action! Members your second 48 hour stoppage will begin at 12pm tomorrow 28th October and end on the 30th October at 12pm. Show management that you reject their attempts to strip […] Read More »

PN Newsflash: FWC and Action Update

Oct 27, 2017Uncategorized

Your RTBU team was in the Fair Work Commission for conciliation yesterday to get bargaining for your Pacific National Bulk Rail Enterprise Agreement back on track. In that meeting we made some progress on setting […] Read More »

RMTU The Activist Newsletter

Oct 27, 2017Uncategorized

Click here to read the RMTU newsletter: The Activist.    Read More »

RMTU Letter of Support to Pacific National members

Oct 25, 2017Uncategorized

The RMTU New Zealand have sent the RTBU Locomotive Division an email in solidarity with our members fighting for a fair Agreement with Pacific National. Wayne Butson, the General Secretary of the RMTU wrote to […] Read More »


Oct 23, 2017Uncategorized

ACTION ALERT: BAN WITHDRAWN PN NSW BULK RAIL EA 2017 Members, delegates and organisers decided to implement a protected action ban on driving locomotives where faults have not been fixed within 24 hours starting at […] Read More »