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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 »

NEWSFLASH: Have Your Say on Your Agreement

Jul 21, 2017Uncategorized

Your RTBU negotiating team have been meeting with Pacific National management to win an agreement that secures jobs, fair conditions and safe work. Now is your chance to have your say on the big issues […] Read More »

Railtrain: The results are in!

Jul 9, 2017Uncategorized

It only took two whole weeks and an application in the Fair Work Commission filed by the RTBU to get Failtrain management to capitulate and provide a breakdown of the results. CONGRATULATIONS Almost 90% of […] Read More »

Safety of Newcastle commuters in jeopardy if guards removed

Jul 6, 2017Uncategorized

The safety of Newcastle commuters is in jeopardy with the Government considering a proposal to remove guards from the new Intercity Train Fleet, reports member for Newcastle Tim Crakanthorp. Read more. Read More »

Delegate training in Newcastle

Jun 28, 2017Uncategorized

Last week a number of our northern delegates from a cross section of the RTBU participated in our delegate training course in Newcastle. The course included basic training in how to be a delegate, and […] Read More »

We can protect penalty rates if we work together

Jun 26, 2017Uncategorized

** From Australian Unions** You’ve probably seen the news – penalty rates for hospitality, retail and pharmacy workers could be slashed from July 1. The good news is we can do something about this if […] Read More »

Privatisation: lessons from the electricity sector

Jun 23, 2017Uncategorized

If voters knew what they know now about the price and reliability of gas and electricity in particular, would they agree to their sale? Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald Read More »

All the latest on PN Intermodal negotiations

Jun 21, 2017Uncategorized

Your RTBU Negotiating Team have been hard at work to get you the best possible EA. Our last meeting was the 13th and 14th of June. The next meeting is on the 20th and 21st […] Read More »

RailTrain EA: VOTE NO!

Jun 9, 2017Uncategorized

Your RTBU negotiating Team met with RailTrain today (Friday 9 June). The RTBU was back at the table (after our win in the Fair Work Commission last week) to start to negotiate the Infrastructure stream […] Read More »

Catch up on the latest from NZ

May 8, 2017Uncategorized

Find out all the latest from NZ including International Workers Memorial day ceremonies across the country, the unveiling of the Tangiwai memorial, an update on “insourcing” in Auckland and more! Check out the latest activist […] Read More »